recalling a performing voice

… who experienced the failures of communication and experiemented with them on many levels … The Dream of the Audience is a still touring exhibition recalling the ‘body of her work’. Theresa Hak Chung Cha who not only worked as a performance artists but also wrote Dictee, a book which got well recognized as a serious experiment in postmodern writing.

By challenging and playing with conventional patterns of historical and autobiographical narrative, Cha’s text asks us to think about the assumptions and preconceptions we bring to concepts like history and identity.(excerpt link)

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