Palace in Plunderland, a lecture performance based on text by Claire Bishop
Annenberg Court, Main Floor
Claire Bishop is a Professor in the PhD Program in Art History at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her books include Installation Art: A Critical History (2005), Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (2012), and Radical Museology, or, What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? (2013). She is a regular contributor to Artforum, and her essays and books have been translated into 18 languages. Her current research investigates the intersection of attention and technology in contemporary art and performance. She is currently a research fellow in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library.
This performance will discuss a new performance venue in New York, and raise questions about its choreography of the public in a privatized space.
Performer: Paul Lazar