Quand le discours se fait geste - Regards croisés sur la conférence-performance

Date : Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 7 pm - Free entrance

Theme : Presentation of the book with Vangelis Athanassopoulos, Vassilis Salpistis, Anne Creissels and Éric Valette

Artist lecture, dance-lecture, narrative performance, performed reading—in recent years, there has been no shortage of terms to designate the new body-presence regimes in contemporary art, regimes developed in close relationship with language and its various forms of exhibition. This book is an attempt to critically explore this transdisciplinary, hybrid theme, at a historical moment marked just as much by “storytelling”, “post-truth” and “alternative facts” as by art’s increasingly pervasive involvement in the knowledge market. How are we to understand the place that performativity occupies within contemporary art’s widened discursive space? What are the new relationships and configurations that this space generates between bodies and language, between practice and theory? To what extent can one describe a gesture that, though made up of words, seems to resist speech?

 

With contributions by: Anaël Lejeune, Vassilis Salpistis, Matthieu Saladin, Gilles Amalvi, Jean-Philippe Antoine, Vangelis Athanassopoulos, Anne Creissels, Guillaume Désanges and Éric Valette.

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Vangelis Athanassopoulos, Quand le discours se fait geste – Regards croisés sur la conférence-performance

Publisher: Les presses du réel

Field: Criticism, theory & documents

Collection: Figures

Publication date: February 2018

Price (incl. tax): 20,00 €

Number of pages: 176

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Quand le discours se fait geste - Regards croisés sur la conférence performance

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