Babette Mangolte

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Women in Performance   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
ORLAN, Oreet Ashery, Antonia Baehr, Maja Bajevic, Colette, Orshi Drozdik, Valie Export, Esther Ferrer, Kate Gilmore, Sanja Iveković, Verena Kyselka, Nicola L, Leslie Labowitz, Suzanne Lacy, Babette Mangolte, Lorraine O'Grady, Yoko Ono, Tanja Ostojić, Ewa Partum, Ulrike Rosenbach, Boryana Rossa, Stefanie Seibold, Cornelia Sollfrank, Gabriele Stötzer, Martha Wilson at Akademie der Künste - Hanseatenweg December 13th, 2008 - February 8th, 2009
Posted 12/19/08
Performance art emerging in the 1960s and 70s was infused with ideas of social emancipation and fundamentally influenced by women artists interested in feminism. Performance art explored the intersection of art and life, of private and public. It offered an ideal medium for examining, deconstructing or reinventing (female) identity moving beyond attributions of femininity in mainstream culture. Moreover, as a new art form, occurring outside the confines of the traditional art space,... [more]