Daily Archives: August 7, 2011

Anthropology of Performance

The relationship between art and anthropology is not at all new and has had a diverse range of implications for arts practices, including ethnographic film making, study of culture through performance, research as practice and all sorts of reverberations and after effects. We banana’s are interested in the way the two fields can support and formally effect each other without either form being dominant.

Its a slightly different approach to the ideas explored here in this 1987 text by victor turner… however it gives some context to the terrain. Antrophology of performance