Index of Titles Filed Under 'Comedy'

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Part 1: Jamillah James (with introductions by Jenny Schlenzka and Gordon Hall) Part 2: Edie Fake Part 3: Alexis Blair Penney Press Release Download Poster (11″ x 17″, 300 dpi) Introductory reading “What Thinks Me Now” by John Baldessari (.pdf)
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PublisherInduction Burners2016
Interview with artist Sara Greenberger Rafferty
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PublisherFundación Cisneros2013
Liliana Porter in conversation with/en conversación con Inés Katzenstein, the seventh book in the Conversaciones/Conversations series, presents an engaging dialogue between Liliana Porter and Inés Katzenstein with an introductory essay by Gregory Volk. Porter describes with clarity and humor the ways in which her work blends the real with the representational, often in hypothetical yet convincing mini-dramas using mass-produced, kitsch objects that elicit both our compassion and our laughter. Liliana Porter, born in Buenos Aires in 1941, has been exhibited internationally and is represented in many public and private collections. Using a wide range of media—including sculpture, printmaking, works on canvas, ...
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PublisherTriple Canopy2020
“When you see a hog, you see a garbage disposal; when you see a little bird, you see … whatever he wants to be.” A comedian gives voice to the hog who eats trash for the Flintstones: he petitions the boss for a promotion, only to realize that a dead-end job is his destiny. A monologue in the form of a video and script. With an animation by Lucy Jones.
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Christina speaks about life as a stand-up comedian after coming from the art world, parallels between writing for comedy and writing for art, and how good comedic material provides flexibility so the audience can engage.
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PublisherSculpture Center2016
Everything changes with the circus. It makes the unbelievable real and the familiar unfamiliar. Formalized during the Victorian era, the institution emerged and evolved through industrialization, drawing on elements of ancient roman rituals, street performances, and esoteric knowledge. Testing the limits of the physical, the circus requires enormous expertise, artistry, endurance, and courage. extraordinarily, it makes danger into entertainment, wild animals into performers, gravity into an illusion. though the rituals and acts of this spectacle have transfixed audiences for centuries, in recent years it has begun to lose its urgency, no longer holding the same sway over audiences. As Federico ...

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