Tag: performance art

  • Tang Dixin: A Hunger Artist

    Tang Dixin: A Hunger Artist

    Profile on painter and performance artist Tang Dixin for Flash Art’s March-April 2016 issue, which offers an editorial that “explores art production in contemporary Shanghai through the lens of the persistently evasive concept of modernity.” Entangled (2014). In a recent performance that took place in New York, in the context of last November’s Asia Contemporary…

  • House of Flying Boobs

    House of Flying Boobs

    “At the breast of history I sucked and pissed.” — Nixon in China (John Adams, 1987) A conceptual cabaret of collaborative projects among visual, performance, and performing artists. Opera, theatre, burlesque and contemporary dance that burrow into a bewildering range of topics: the force of capitalism in Europe’s financial and humanitarian crisis; the sexual and political…

  • On Performa 2013 Artforum Slant

    Performa 2013发生在这样一个年份: 自拍现象(selfie)成为被反复讨论的文化症候群,表演与观看在大众文化中达到高度自觉,自我审视与社会性表演无孔不入地互渗。这些表演最私密、也最遥远;极尽可能地泛滥,却精确地测绘着观看政治的形状与边界。