INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art

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Yuxweluptun: Traditionalism. Discusses boundary of place and space within communities, tradition. 7:37

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Marcia Crosby, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Reona Brass, Rebecca Belmore
Brass & Belmore: Discuss their relationship to Traditionalism as children and adults. 3:13

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Marcia Crosby, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Reona Brass, Rebecca Belmore
Crosby, Belmore, Yuxweluptun: Discuss who their audience is. 11:17

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Steve Loft
Steve Loft: respondent, recaps and addresses the day's panels. 13:39

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James Luna in performance
Belmore & Luna enact a performance over cellular phones, the artists engaged in conversation. 16:05

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Warren Arcan
Warren Arcan interview, talks about the need to communicate, to translate. 3:26

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Day 2: November 30, 2002

Panel 3 continued: Performance of Trauma and Testimony

Moderator: Marcia Crosby
Speakers: Rebecca Belmore, Reona Brass, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun
Day 2 Respondent: Steven Loft

“With performance art, the elements of ritual, ceremony are all there. Increasingly over the years it has become more and more important to have more of my relations to hear what I am trying to say. So for me the audience is the second half of the action. My action finds meaning when it is heard by the people it is intended for.”
—Reona Brass, INDIANacts conference, November 30, 2002.