Category Archives: Feminist

Julie Tolentino

“Honey” from Cry of Love by Julie Tolentino Berlin: House of World Cultures, 2009. Photo by Gökhan Gültepe 1. When did you begin to identify as a performance artist? I have never (quite) used this term – though double-dipped as … Continue reading

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Jade Gordon

1.  When did you begin to identify yourself as a performance artist? I haven’t studied art in a formal context but I’ve been working as 1/3 of a performance art group (My Barbarian) for about 10 years. I still have … Continue reading

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Zackary Drucker

8. Who/what inspires your most recent body of work? My latest piece, which I’m premiering at Movement Research Festival in NYC in 2 days, is inspired by tropes of drag performance and spectacle. Using the classic power reversal of drag queen … 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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