A lavishly illustrated book concerned with contemporary art practices that utilise site-specific strategies, engage with new technologies or examine the politics of identity. The collection brings together a strong set of short essays with extensive documentation and artist's statements.
Contributors: Julian Stallabrass, Pauline Van Mourik Broekman, Niru Ratnam, David Musgrave, Helen Cadwallader, Glenn Alteen, Paul Bonaventura, Gavin Murphy, Andrew Patrizio, Peter Suchin and numerous other artists.
Black Dog Publishing, London, 2000, 160 pages, colour and black and white images throughout, 22.5cm x16.5cm.
In Place of a Show: What Happens Inside Theatres When Nothing is Happening is a compelling account of Western theatre buildings in the 21st century: theatres stripped of their primary purpose,...