The result of five years of practice-based creative research focused on Nicole Garneau’s UPRISING project, Performing Revolutionary presents a number of methods for the creation of politically charged interactive public events in the style of a how-to guide. UPRISING, a series of public demonstrations in eight locations in the United States and five in Europe, involved thousands of voluntary participants who came together to create radical change through performance art. Bringing together accounts by participants, writers, theorists, artists, and activists, as well as photographs and critical essays, Performing Revolutionary offers a fresh perspective on the challenges of moving from critique to action.
Acerca de Nicole Garneau
Nicole Garneau is an interdisciplinary artist making site-specific performance and project art that is directly political, critically conscious, and community building. She is on the Executive Committee of Alternate ROOTS, an organization of artists and activists who centre their work in the US South, and has taught in the Cultural Studies program at Columbia College Chicago and in Women and Gender Studies at DePaul University.
Acerca de Anne Cushwa
Anne Cushwa is an independent art historian, grant writer, and editor. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.