Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art (2013)

21 July 2017, dusan

This catalogue explores the history of live, interactive, and video performances since the 1960s. Includes critical essays by the curator Valerie Cassel Oliver, as well as Yona Backer, Naomi Beckwith, Tavia Nyong’o, Clifford Owens, and Franklin Sirmans. Among the artists included are Papo Colo, Sherman Fleming, Coco Fusco, David Hammons, Senga Nengudi, Lorraine O’Grady, Adrian Piper, William Pope.L, Dread Scott, and Carrie Mae Weems.

Edited by Valerie Cassel Oliver
Publisher Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2013
ISBN 1933619384, 9781933619385
144 pages
via CAM Houston

Reviews: Deborah Cullen (CAA, 2014), Diane Mullin (CAA, 2015).
Exh. review: Elena Tavecchia (Mousse, 2014).

Online companion
Exhibition (Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2012-13)
Exhibition (Grey Art Gallery NYU, 2013)
Exhibition (Studio Museum Harlem, 2013-14)
Exhibition (Walker Art Center, 2014)

PDF (23 MB)
See also article about Adrian Piper’s withdrawal from the show.

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