Art and the Performance of Memory: Sounds and Gestures of Recollection


This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past. Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, the book highlights the distinction between enactive and cognitive memory and the implications of this for artists and their publics.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Richard Cándida Smith
  • Warren Linds
  • Alejandra Medellín
  • Kadi Purru
  • Stephanie Marlin-Curiel
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002


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