Destabilising Critique: Personae in between self and enactment

This research master dissertation discusses the use of personae in performance as critique. My three case studies, Christoph Schlingensief’s Bitte liebt Österreich (2000), Renzo Martens’ Episode III: Enjoy Poverty (2008), and Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010), all feature one or more personae: ambiguous figures in between naturalness and modes of performing. They are … Continue reading

Bachelorthesis: Een blinde wending. De invloed van een experiment met blindtekenen op het werk van Cy Twombly.

In 2009, I wrote my BA thesis on Cy Twombly’s early work: A Blind Turn. The influence of an blind drawing experiment on Cy Twombly’s work. You can download it here: Een blinde wending (PDF, text in Dutch). Isn’t the title cute? Cy Twombly has stated that in 1953 and 1954 he had been drawing … Continue reading