Curated by KONTEJNER, bureau of contemporary art praxis Zagreb, Extravagant Bodies was a collaborative, intermedia and interdisciplinary art event in December 2007 which questioned the social, political, and cultural position and identity of people with disabilities within an international context.
The Extravagant Bodies publication is a rich, inspiring, and provocative resource featuring artworks for the page and essays by Ivana Ivkovic, Colin Barnes, Lois Keidan, Alison Lapper, Juliet Robson, Petra Kuppers, Jeremy Alliger, Vojin Peric, Jurj Krpan, Andrej J. Jug, Andreja Bartolac, and Bojana Kunst.
KONTEJNER, Zagreb. 2007, 270 pages, colour and black & white photographs throughout. 16.5cm x 22cm. Language: English and Croatian
This title has been recommended by Guillermo Gomez-Pena who is a Patron of the Live Art Development Agency.
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In this seventh collection of essays, performance activist and writer Guillermo Gómez-Peña, artistic director of San Francisco based company La Pocha Nostra, appraises the role of the artist in an intellectually...