“Pink Sneakers and Pussy Hats: The Performative and the Political” featured in Performance Philosophy

Excerpt from article published in Performance Philosophy‘s 5th Birthday compilation:

What I believe we should be considering today is how political actors are using performativity as a means to describe our shared world. That is, how do the tactics of artists and politicians overlap, squash, and maintain political discourse. Normative political action has changed to meet the needs of instantaneous communication driven by diverse media outlets and the theatrical, interactive, and performative have been incorporated to deliver messages.

 

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