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Popp Performances

by E-Slant Team
Untitled (Street Performances), (2005-2008), is a video and graphics installation that chronicles a series of actions which find artist Nancy Popp escaping the norms and boundaries of urban space. In various cities, she climbs street poles and signposts, temporarily positioning herself above the street, stores, and citizens. This gesture of empowerment and elevation questions notions of regulated public space and private desire, while conjuring the history of protest and activism, publicity stunts, and endurance events. Popp writes: “The body becomes a temporary marker signifying transgr... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 6/14/09