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, 2018

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

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

Defossez, Julie, “Life Support: Labor, Gender, & Care in Mierle Laderman Ukeles's Maintenance Art” (The Ohio State University, K. Paulsen)

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

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

Folkman, Marjorie, “Dance's Imprint: Choreography of the Visual Avant-Garders” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Heckscher, Marguerite, “Dancing People: Figurative Imagery, Movement, and Object/Body Interplays in Shambaa Mphungwa in Northeastern Tanzania” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, H. Drewal)

Lin, Nancy, “Making Spaces: Chinese Site-based Art in the 1990s” (University of Chicago, H. Wu)

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)

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

Sneed, Gillian, “Gendered Subjectivity and Resistance: Brazilian Women's Performance-for-Camera, 1974-1982” (Graduate Center, CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Stobaugh, Nathan, “New Media, New Masses: VALIE EXPORT’s Arts of Communication” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Stout, Erin, “The Technosocial Work of Tony Martin and the Audiovisual Avant-Garde, 1960-1970” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

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

Welch, Elizabeth, “Looking at Bodies: Dance Index, the Visual Arts, and the Image of Performance in the 1940s” (University of Texas at Austin, A. Reynolds)