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, 2017

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

Dentzer, Julie G., “François Dufrêne, les dessous” (The Ohio State University, L. Florman)

Engler, Rachel Julia, “Adolphe Appia's Time and Space” (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)

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

Firunts, Mashinka, “Performing the Pedagogy of Protest” (University of Pennsylvania, K. Silverman)

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

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

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

Parent, Vanessa, “History, Myth and the Worker Body: Vienna Actionism within the Longue Duree of 1848” (The University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Scalissi, Nicole F., “Something to See Here: Staged Violence in Contemporary Art in the United States” (University of Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

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

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

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

Teti, Matthew, “From Minimalism to Performance Art: Chris Burden, 1967–1971” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)

Young, Gillian, “Joan Jonas's Tele Vision, 1968-1984” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)