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February 19, 2016

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xx-xy-xxy Interview with Diane Torr for .txt – texto de cinema.

.txt – Regarding the artistic context in NYC between the 80s and the 90s, what was its influence over the appearance of new practices around “performativity” and over the deconstruction of gender behaviour; and in particular over the creation of the workshop “Man for a Day”?

Diane Torr – In the 80s, NYC was a laboratory in which to experiment with new ideas. Everyone was very involved in their projects and nobody was necessarily looking over your shoulder. Because of this freedom to create, it was a fertile context in which I could develop my performance concepts. The first performance on gender that I worked on was with Bradley Wester, Continue Reading

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