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Becoming PastHistory in Contemporary Art$
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Jane Blocker

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816696970

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.001.0001

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Wooden Legs

Wooden Legs

Goat Island’s Acts of Repair

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(p.31) One Wooden Legs
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Becoming Past
Author(s):

Jane Blocker

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0002

The chapter thinks in detail about repair, repetition, and hollowing-out as historical methods, which are discussed in relation to a performance by Goat Island called When will the September roses bloom? Last night was only a comedy. This chapter argues that the group’s work provides alternatives to entrenched historical practices and that its theory of repair can be productively adapted to the task of history.

Keywords:   repair, repetition, historical methods, Goat Island, hollowing-out, theory, history

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