Critical Writing Index

Marina Abramovic: Re: Performance

by Aaron Moulton

Flash Art, Fall 2005, no. 38, pp. 86-9

An interview with Marina Abramovic about what she expects from the documentation of a performance piece, including what role that documentation is supposed to play in the experience of the performance. She also discusses what it means for performance works to be revisited and reinterpreted by the artist, or by different artists.

ITEM 2005.134 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Art Must Be Beautiful, Artist Must Be BeautifulMarina Abramovic

Nude with SkeletonMarina Abramovic

Nightsea CrossingMarina Abramovic

The BiographyMarina Abramovic

The Biography RemixMarina Abramovic

Light/DarkMarina Abramovic

Seven Easy PiecesMarina Abramovic

A Little Bit of History RepeatedJens Hoffinann

Fresh AcconciMike Kelley

Action Pants: Genital PanicValie Export

How to Explain Pictures to a Dead HareJoseph Beuys

Count on UsMarina Abramovic

Balkan BaroqueMarina Abramovic