Talk Series: Penny Arcade on memory, censorship, and Jack Smith

Penny Arcade is an internationally respected performance artist, writer, political activist, and poet. One of the handful of artists who created contemporary text-based performance art beginning in the 1980s, she has continued to define the art form for nearly three decades.  In 2010, Semiotext(e) published Bad Reputation, a book on her performance work that included three performance scripts. Since 1999, she has co-directed The Lower East Side Biography Project, an oral history and video project that celebrates the great spirit of cultural rebellion that has long defined downtown New York.

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