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Dangerous Moves - Performance and Politics in Cuba

Dangerous Moves - Performance and Politics in Cuba

Author: Coco Fusco
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Examining performance and politics in post-revolutionary Cuba, "Dangerous Moves" challenges the understanding of performance art and political engagement through a sustained analysis of the contemporary experience in Cuba. Coco Fusco analyzes the ways that the Cuban state has wielded influence over artists in recent times, arguing that in a context in which overt political speech is subject to censorship, the language of performance emerges as the favored means of social commentary. Focusing on a range of performative practices in visual art, music, poetry, and political activism, Fusco examines the relationship between the abject body in performance and the greater body politic of a state officially defined as revolutionary yet seeking to limit and constrain dissent. "Dangerous Moves" is a key addition to the canon of writing on contemporary performance art.
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General Fields

  • : 9781849763264
  • : Tate Publishing
  • : Tate Publishing
  • : November 2015
  • : December 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 192
  • : Coco Fusco
  • : Hardback