La caja negra, el cubo blanco, la zona gris

Las exhibiciones de danza y la atención de la audiencia


  • Claire Bishop City University of New York

Palabras clave:

performance, caja negra, cubo blanco, museo, teatro, exhibición de danza, espectador, atención


Trasladada de la “caja negra” del teatro experimental al “cubo blanco” de la galería, la danza en el museo genera nuevas formas de actuación —la exhibición de danza— y nuevos protocolos de comportamiento del público que permiten, incluso fomentan, la fotografía con smartphone. Esta es la “zona gris” de la actuación reciente, que es a la vez síntoma y compensación de la virtualización de la percepción contemporánea.


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Biografía del autor/a

Claire Bishop, City University of New York

Claire Bishop is Professor in the PhD Program in Art History at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her books include Installation Art: A Critical History (Routledge, 2005); Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (Verso, 2012), for which she won the 2013 Frank Jewett Mather award; and Radical Museology, or, What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? (Walther König, 2013). She is a regular contributor to Artforum, and her essays and books have been translated into 18 languages.


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