Critical Writing Index

Curatorial Incubator: Stop With the Performance Already!

by Lisa Steele

Toronto: V tape, 2014

ISBN 978-0-9867810-2-5

Vtape's 2014 Curatorial Incubator finds curators pondering performance. Zach Pearl looks at Hollywood Screen Tests and investigates individual masochism and collective trauma between the artist and the audience. Yael Filipovic discovers works that reveal the performance of language in politically charged conversations. Neal McInnes proposes a programme of films where architecture and urban landscapes reveal structures of power.

Contents: Introduction; Set tongues wagging, curated by Yael Filipovic; An Architecture of Performance, curated by Neal McInnes; Screen Test, curated by Zach Pearl.

ITEM 2014.063 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Guided TruthJorge Lozano

National AnthemKinga Araya

Being GreenJess Dobkin

The Free Man (Der freie Mensch)Sylvie Boisseau & Frank Westermeyer

Je Changerais d'AvisBenny Nemerofsky Ramsay

Training to SpeakChuleenan Svetvilas

Devil's NoiseBrendan Fernandes

Interview with Saskia HolmkvistSaskia Holmkvist

RotundaJudith Shatin & Robert Arnold

Temps MortKyath Battie

ParadeOliver Husain

Remember CarthageJon Rafman & Rosa Aiello

HyperventilationTom Sherman

SayRodney Werden

Insides Out: Head, Shoulders Knees & ToesMarisa Hoicka

SouvenirErin Hael

Perfect DayPaul Wong

ERIN - I Will Tell You Exactly What I Think of YouZeesy Powers

Thinking About Someone While Listening to Mariah CareyTad Hozumi