Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Performance Art/Performance Studies/Public Practice
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Aldridge, Kelly Rae, “Crumbs from the Revolutionary Table” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Andersen, Tawny, “Performativity as Critical Praxis” (McGill, A. Jones)

Bullock, River, “Listening to Contemporary Art: Vocality as a Technology of Relation” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Casid)

Damman, Catherine, “Unreliable Narrators: Laurie Anderson, Julia Heyward, and Jill Kroesen Perform the 1970s” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

de Laforcade, Sonia,“Áudio-Visual: The Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, I. Small)

Dees, Janet, “The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Performance Art as Art History” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Farzin, Media, “Theater, Artifice, and Opacity: Guy de Cointet and 1970s Performance” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Folkman, Marjorie, “Dance’s Imprint: Choreography of the Visual Avant-Garders” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Goldstein, Jennifer, “Moving Bodies, Moving Things: Convergences of Art and Dance, 1960–1975” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Grayson, Saisha, “Cellist, Catalyst, Collaborator: The Work of Charlotte Moorman, 1963–1980” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Gyorody, Andrea D., “Joseph Beuys Reconsidered: Sculpture, Performance, and Politics, 1964–86” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Harnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Counterauras: An Art History of Time-Based Technical Reproducibility, 1954–1964” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Leonardo, Emily, “Interventions into the Geographic: Collective Practice and Performance in le Midi, 1962–71” (Stony Brook University, D. Mather)

Lieberman, Shannon, “Alongside, Outside, Within, Against: Feminist Art and the American Museum, 1965–2007” (UC Santa Barbara, L. Monahan)

Lyons, Samantha, “Synaesthetic Dress: Episodes of Sensational Objects in Performance Art, 1955–1975” (Kansas, D. Cateforis)

Mowder, Meredith, “Art after Dark: Performance in Downtown New York, 1978–1988” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Olivas, Yvonne, “System Withdrawal: Lee Lozano’s General Strike” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Schopp, Caroline Lillian, “Body Analyses/Poetic Acts: Ambivalences of Austrian Performance Art after 1945” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Sneed, Gillian, “Gendered Subjectivity and Resistance: Brazilian Women's Performance-for-Camera, 1974–1985” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Stutterheim, Sydney, “Accomplices in Art: 1971–1987” (CUNY, D. Joselit)

Teti, Matthew, “Chris Burden, 1967–1971” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Young, Gillian, “Joan Jonas’ Tele Vision, 1968–1984” (Columbia, B. Joseph)