Lois Keidan and Gavin Butt explore Performance Matters
28th October 2011
INTERVIEW: LOIS KEIDAN and GAVIN BUTT
The Director of the Live Art Development Agency and the Reader in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, talk to Diana Damian about Trashing Performance (25-30 October), an international programme of live art events and discussions, co-directed by Butt. Recorded at Artsadmin, 25 October 2011. More info: http://www.thisisperformancematters.co.uk/
The mainstream’s institutional embrace of performance does raise questions of cultural values and of the anticipated effect of funding cuts on edgy, innovative work.