An essay on curatorial strategy, performance and dance histories, and radical transformations of archival works. The essay examines Moments: A History of Performance in 10 Acts (ZKM, 2012) and the work of Simone Forti and Meg Stuart.
Homepage: Simone Forti, Face Tunes, 2012. © the artist.
The Ghost Time of Transformation was first published in:
Moments: A History of Performance in 10 Acts, eds. Georg Schöllhammer, Peter Weibel, Sigrid Gareis, Walther Koenig, 2013.
and in another version in:
Assign & Arrange: Methodologies of Presentation in Art and Dance, ed. Maren Butte et al., Sternberg Press, 2014.
Images from the original catalogue below
Read the second version of the essay below