A catalogue containing 58 portraits from the series Performers. Each portrait is accompanied by quotes from the artists, unfolding their thoughts on the relation between performance art and photography.
Performers is an archive of portraits collating performance artists active worldwide. During the last three years Johnny Amore visited as many festivals and performance art venues as he could and endeavoured to depict their participants. His aim is not the documentation of action but to capture the personalities behind the work, taking the photo right after a performance with the purpose of retaining the energy that a live presentation imbues in the artist.
Pori Art Museum Publications 12, Finland 2013. 21.5 x 21.5 cm, 72 pages, softcover with colour photographs throughout.
this moment: missives from another world is a book on the photography of Bob Raymond, who documented performance art in Boston for thirty years until his untimely death in 2012....