Time and isolation as performance art: A note

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Title: Time and isolation as performance art: A note
Authors: O'Donnell, Ian
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6271
Date: Apr-2014
Abstract: In a series of five year-long works the Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh captured critical aspects of the prisoner’s experience including the meaning of time, the rigours of solitary confinement, the impact of homelessness and the pressures of inescapable company. These were performed in unambiguously stark, and deeply personal, terms. In a way these pieces of art might be considered partial prison parables which point to, but do not explicate, lessons from which anyone deprived of their liberty might learn.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Sage Publications
Copyright (published version): 2014 the Authors
Keywords: Performance art;Prisons;Solitary confinement;Tehching Hsieh;Time
DOI: 10.1177/1741659014528345
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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