Category Archives: Conceptual

Fritz Haeg

1. Do you now or have you ever considered yourself a performance artist? Sure! Plus anything else people might want to call me. If so, when did you begin to identify yourself as a performance artist? When I read it … Continue reading

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Emily Mast

Emily Mast, Everything, Nothing, Something, Always (Walla!), 2009, performance (Roski Gallery, Los Angeles) photo: Mackenzie Hoffman 1. Do you consider yourself a performance artist? I don’t consider myself a performance artist per-say. I consider myself an artist who makes temporal … Continue reading

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Sonya Robbins

1. Do you consider yourself a performance artist? For the past few years I’ve cycled through a range of terminology. I used to refer to myself as a ‘choreographer’ which then evolved into a ‘movement artist’ and in the last … Continue reading

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Notes on Bob & Bob

Bob & Bob “Who Are Bob & Bob?” Los Angeles, 1980 Kurcfeld, Michael, “Bob & Bob Get Serious: Be Straight with Bob & Bob & Bob & Bob Will Be Straight With you,” High Performance, no. 6, v.2, June 1979, … Continue reading

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Notes on Nancy Buchanan

Nancy Buchanan “These Creatures,” video, (1979) Buchanan, Nancy. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Piece,” La Mamelle Magazine: Art Contemporary, no.4, v.1, Spring 1976, PP8-9. Documentation with text and photo of performance work presented August 1974 at the Gerard John Hayes Gallery, Los … Continue reading

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