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RE:akt! - Reconstruction, Re-enactment, Re-reporting

RE:akt! Reconstruction, Re-enactment, Re-reporting sets out to offer some answers, albeit not exhaustive or definitive, to these questions linked to the artistic practice of re-enactment and its possible redefinition. Through the texts of critics, theorists and artists such as Jennifer Allen, Antonio Caronia, Rod Dickinson, Domenico Quaranta and Jan Verwoert, and through works by Lucas Bambozzi, Vaginal Davis, IOCOSE, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Eva and Franco Mattes (aka 0100101110101101.ORG) and SilentCell Network, the book seeks to explore the relationship between the historical, social and linguistic aspects of re-enactment, and the meaning of this practice, against the background of the history of performance and the increasing mediation of life.



Antonio Caronia
Never Twice in the Same River
Representation, History and Language in Contemporary Re-enactment

Jennifer Allen
"Einmal ist keinmal"
Observations on Re-enactment

Jan Verwoert
The Crisis of Time in Times of Crisis

Rod Dickinson
Fair Companions... Adventure is Dead

Domenico Quaranta
RE:akt! Things that happen twice

Language: English



RE:akt! - Reconstruction, Re-enactment, Re-reporting

Edited by: Antonio Caronia, Janez Janša, Domenico Quaranta

Publisher: fpeditions, Brescia, 2009

Producer: Aksioma - Institute for Contemporary Art

Supported by: European cultural foundation, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, the
Municipality of Ljubljana

ISBN 9788890330865


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