Critical Writing Index

Performance biennial for NYC

by Not Attributed

Art in America, Nov. 2005, v. 93, no. 10, pp. 41-43

A brief introduction to the new biennial called Performa, that has joined the international art circuit and founded by RoseLee Goldberg. Featuring over 90 artists in 20 museums and galleries around Manhattan, the biennial focuses on performance art which is often overlooked at biennials. Most of the works are live performances and a number are film or video based.

ITEM 2005.164 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Chrissie Lies

Joan Jonas

Willian Kentridge

Meredith Monk

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Lisa Phillips

Jesper Just

Francis Alys

Christian Marclay

Laurie Simmons

Marina Abramovic

Coco Fusco

Pierre Huyghe

Nina Katchadourian

Banks Violette

Bernar Venet

Pablo Helhuera

Sislej Xhafa

Jutta Koether

Ron Athey