[-empyre-] Before the Law / control and cutting, stripped naked
awe3 at frontier.com
Sun Oct 28 11:12:50 EST 2012
Yes, Alan, but then there is Chris Burden's Shoot, 1971. Few put their bodies on the line like that.
On Oct 27, 2012, at 4:45 PM, Alan Sondheim wrote:
> There's also the other Goffman book, Stigma, which is relevant and excellent.
> I remember one oddity during the Vietnam war - there was an oddly apolitical stance, I think, among performance artists in the US; one could watch an Acconci piece, for example, and read political action into it, but it wasn't overt; what I remember in conversation with him was mostly discussions about art which was emerging out of modernism, but was still bound by a rather linear idea of success, style, and progress.
> - Alan
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