Alienation Effects: Performance and Self-Management in by Branislav Jakovljevic

By Branislav Jakovljevic

In the Seventies, Yugoslavia emerged as a dynamic setting for conceptual and function artwork. while, it pursued its personal kind of political economic system of socialist self-management. Alienation Effects argues deep dating existed among the democratization of the humanities and commercial democracy, leading to a tradition tough to categorise. The booklet demanding situations the belief that the paintings rising in jap Europe sooner than 1989 used to be both “official” or “dissident” artwork; and exhibits thatthe get a divorce of Yugoslavia used to be no longer as a result of the “ancient hatreds” between its peoples yet as an alternative got here from the distortion and defeat of the assumption of self-management.

 

The case stories contain mass performances equipped in the course of nation vacations; proto-performance artwork, corresponding to the 1954 creation of Waiting for Godot in a former focus camp in Belgrade; pupil demonstrations in 1968; and physique paintings items by way of Gina Pane, Joseph Beuys, Marina Abramovic, and others. Alienation Effects sheds new mild at the paintings of recognized artists and students, together with  early experimental poetry through Slavoj Ž iž ek, in addition to functionality and conceptual artists that deserve wider, foreign attention.

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