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Among others, this artist and her Anne Frank project came up during the Performing the Archive workshop Ellen Rothenberg Ellen Rothenberg Check out also Jane Gilooly (sp?) Suitcase of Love and Shame (audio tapes)
The Bombing of Tokyo (東京大空襲 Tōkyōdaikūshū) often refers to a series of firebombing air raids by the United States Army Air Forces during the Pacific campaigns of World War II. On the night of 9–10 March 1945, Operation Meetinghouse was conducted and is regarded as the single most destructive bombing raid in human history: 16 … Continue reading Night of the Black Snow
Michael Landy famously destroyed all 7,226 of his possessions. One year on, Tim Cumming finds that life for the artist is more complicated than ever https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2002/feb/13/artsfeatures.arts
The 3 readings on Thomas Hirschhorn's Gramsci Monument at Forest Houses in the Bronx, NY introduce us to a broad range of perspectives on the work. First, Hirschhorn's short essays on the origin of the monument as part of the 4 in the series, offer also his theory behind Unshared Authorship and the “presence and … Continue reading READING DIARY: Artistic Research in the Era of Globalization (Butt)
UPDATE: I've been thinking about the readings and contemplating the variety of ideas, practices and theories presented. Archives and collections fascinate me. And although I didn't exactly set out to create an archive for my first year project, I did have to figure out a way to track and "store" my collection of invisible things … Continue reading READING DIARY: Performing the Archive (Avgitidou)
Of all the readings, I'm most interested in Shahram Khosravi's Engaging Anthropology: An Auto-Ethnographic Approach piece. I was first introduced to auto-ethnography when you (Elena) were advising me over the first year of my MFA program. While I didn't quite understand it at first, I have found this writing style to be among the most interesting … Continue reading READING DIARY: Dis/placement and art (Marcevska)