Lexicon for the Provisional Future(s)

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Documenting Performance

July 17th, 2007

log: Thursday, 12.07.07

So it is about time I start to write my ‘lexicon entries’. I woke up with some fever. Why it always happens at the worst possible moment I don’t really know, but I almost got used to it – today I go to Novi Sad to the first of the several performances I’ll have there. Maybe because of this unusual summer fever, maybe because of what I was reading recently, but I can’t stop thinking about the terms and notions of “performance” and “archive” and what does it mean to “document the performance” – and also how one document can “perform” its existence. (more…)