Women's March, Women-Centered Issues & Performance Art in Houston
Last week in celebration of women and in protest of their treatment, at times unfair, at times oppressive, at times unethical, immoral, and downright evil and in opposition to the Trump regimes assault on them, Women's Marches were held all over the United States from NYC to Houston to San Francisco. These marches were part celebration, part protest, part performance art. In the photo essay Signs of Creative Resistance at the 2018 Women's March, Hyperallergic's co-founder Hra
What is "good" performance art?
Performance art is a complex activity. As with all complex activities, it resists the type of reductive, qualitative analysis that employs a numerical rating scale to simplify and standardize its assessment. The type that plays out with: 1 = good; 10 = bad; 5 = half good & half bad. That doesn’t mean that it can’t be defined or that curators, practitioners, and audience members can’t pass judgement on a performance or come to an agreement as to whether it’s good or bad. It in