"I agree with Artur that there is a politics operating in the terminology. I can see why, especially in the US context, Roselee would want to use “visual art performance” to distinguish the practice from The Performing Arts - theatre,…"
Johanna Householder has been making performances, video and other artworks since the late 1970s and teaching performance art since the early 90s. A member of the notorious feminist ensemble, The Clichettes in the 80s, Householder practices her own brand of cultural détournement. She is a co-founder and director of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art, which held its 8th biennial festival in 2010. She edited, with Tanya Mars, Caught in the Act: an anthology of performance by Canadian women, published by YYZ Books, Toronto, 2005. A Professor at OCAD University, she is currently Chair of the Criticism and Curatorial Practice Program and is on the board of Performance Studies international.
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