Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed and Performed by Georgina Guy (New York: Routledge, 2016)

Gabriella Giannachi


Introducing the concept of live objecthood as a means to define the relationship between the object and the encounter with display and performance, Georgina Guy’s fascinating Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation constitutes a significant contribution to the fields of theatre and performance studies by offering insight into the intersections between theatricality, performance and exhibition, and by engaging with the complexity of novel curatorial practices which not only powerfully place performance within the modern art museum, but also redefine the way we encounter performance as an object in a wide range of contexts.


performance; gallery; exhibition

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