Books Abound

  • Performance and the City. D.J. Hopkins, Shelley Orr, and Kim Solga, Eds. Pallgrave Mcmillan. 2011.
  • Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artist’s Writings. Kristine Stiles and Peter Seltz, Eds. University of California Press, Ltd. 1996.
  • “Stephanie Wagner”, Contemporary Performance Almanac 2015. Caden Mason and Jemma Nelson, Eds. Contemporary Performance. 2015. Pp. 520-21.
  • The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It For Life. Twyla Tharp. Simon and Schuster Paperbacks. 2006.
  • Text & Image: Art and the Performance of Memory. Richard Candida Smith, ed. Transaction Publishers. 2009.
  • The Body in Contemporary Art. Sally O’Reilly. Thames and Hudson, Ltd. 2009
  • Site-Specific Performance. Mike Pearson. Palgrave MacMillan. 2010.
  • A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Gilles Deleuze and Félix Gauttari. University of Minnesota Press. 2005.
  • Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present, Third Edition. RoseLee Goldberg. Thames & Hudson, Inc. 2011.
  • Performance Embodiment and Cultural Memory. Collin Grunsell and Roberta Mock, Eds. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2009.
  • Contemporary Art: World Currents. Terry Smith. Prentice Hall. 2011.
  • What is Contemporary Art?. Terry Smith. The University of Chicago Press. 2009.
  • Zones of Remembering: Time, Memory, and (un)Consciousness. Don Gifford. Edition Rodopi. 2011.
  • Memory: Encounters with the Strange and Familiar. John Scanlon. Reaktion Books 2013.
  • Body, Memory, Metaphor, and Movement. Sabine C. Koch, Thomas Fuchs, Michela Summa, and Cornelia Müller, Eds. Joseph Benjamins Publishing Company. 2012.
  • Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and Its Objects in Literary Modernism. Lorna Martens. Harvard University Press. 2011.
  • Science of False Memory. Charles S. Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna. Oxford University Press. 2005.
  • Scissors, Paper, Stones: Expressions of Childhood Memory. Martha Langford. McGill-Queens University Press. 2007.
  • Momentous Events, Vivid Memories. David B. Pillemer. Harvard University Press. 2000.
  • Media and Memory. Joanne Garde-Hansen. Edinburgh University Press. 2011.
  • Memory of Place: A Phenomenology of the Uncanny. Dylan Trigg. Ohio University Press. 2012.
  • Contemporary Art and Memory: Images of Recollection and Remembrance. Joan Gibbons. I. B. Tauris and Company, Ltd. 2007.
  • Remembering Our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us, Karl Sabbagh. Oxford University Press. 2009.
  • The Everyday, Stephen Johnstone, ed.  Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press. 2008.
  • Memory, Ian Farr, ed.  Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press. 2012.
  • Women Artists of the Millennium, Carol Armstrong and Catherine de Zegher, eds. October Books and The MIT Press. 2006.
  • Hair: Styling, Culture and Fashion, Geraldine Biddle-Perry and Sarah Cheang, eds. Berg.2008.
  • Hair: Untangling a Social History (Exhibition Catalog), Penny Howell Jolly. The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. 2004.
  • What the Body Cost: Desire, History and Performance, Jane Blocker. University of Minnesota Press. 2004.
  • Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology, Susan Kozel. MIT. 2007.
  • Digital Performance: A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art and Installation, Steve Dixon. MIT. 2007.
  • Braded Together: Hair in the Work of Contemporary Women Artists (Exhibition Catalog). Basket House Village Universe. 2011.
  • Hair: Untangling Roots of Identity (Exhibition Catalog). Herbert F. Johnson Museum of art at Cornell University. 2013.
  • The Affect Theory Reader, Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Sedgeworth, eds. Duke University Press. 2010.
  • Ordinary Affects, Kathleen Stewart. Duke University Press. 2007.
  • Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity, Eve kosofsky Sedgwick. Duke University Press. 2003.
  • Mourning Sex: Performing Public Memories, Peggy Phelan. Routledge. 1997.
  • The Ends of Performance, Peggy Phelan and Jill Lane, eds. New York University Press. 1998.
  • Acting Out: Feminist Performances, Peggy Phelan and Lynda Hart, eds. The University of Michigan Press. 1993.
  • Unmarked: The Politics of Performance, Peggy Phelan. Routledge. 1993.

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