Reenacting History: Collective Actions And Everyday Gestures


Publisher Mmca

ISBN 9788963031590

Idea Code 18078


Reenacting History is an international exhibition that focuses on how the body and gestures can, as an artistic medium, reveal social, historical, and cultural contexts and interest from the 1960s to today. The body is a place in the front line, where “I” form a relationship with others, and a contact zone through which “I” encounter various situations in the world. At the same time, it is a “storehouse of memory,” where the past is inscribed, and a “social place,” where biopolitics function through power, capital, and knowledge. Since the 1960s, many artists who sought to bring the realm of life into art and integrate the two favoured the body as an artistic medium, because the body is the fundamental existence of human life from the past to the present.


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Reenacting History: Collective Actions And Everyday Gestures