Once More With Feeling: Performing the WAL/Make archive – Tate Modern
The Women’s Art Library/Make and Feminist Review presented an evening of rediscovery and new feminist performance art organised by Oriana Fox recipient of the Art in the Archive: Living with Make Bursary 2009.
Oriana was invited to engage with the unique Women’s Art Library/Make, based at Goldsmiths, University of London. The result was an evening of new work and a series of tableaux vivant illustrating an abbreviated history of feminist performance art that will include artists as diverse as Carolee Schneemann, Vanessa Beecroft, Marina Abramovic, Rebecca Horn, Shirley Cameron and Evelyn Silver, Annie Sprinkle and Linda Montano. Performers featured in Oriana Fox’s piece are Judy Batalion, Sharon Bennett, Lucy Dear, Georgina Leahy, Carole Luby, Genevieve Maxwell and Lorraine Smith.
Commissioned by Tate Modern