Collecting Live Art

2:27 PM Posted by Hollis Mickey
La Ribot, Dip me in the Water, 1997

I came across this interview some time ago with Laura Eldret of CollectingLiveArt. The interview discusses the two-year initiative that tried to inspire a market for Live Art by establishing guidelines for prospective collectors. For me, this initiative opens up a provocative debate about the 'inherent ephemerality' of Live Art.

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