is “doing artist” the equivalent of “doing gender”?

Tangent [Julia Kristeva’a intertextual ADD] of the dissertation direction sort… I am currently reading The Topless Cellist (on Charlotte Moorman) for a class and for another class I am perusing the article “A Performative-Performance Analytical Approach: Infusing Butlerian Theory Into the Narrative-Discursive...
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“research becomes an alternative to self cannibalization” Lopate

my playpen :: anti-self cannibalization :: it is my tendency to jump in the deep end to see if I can explore this realm while learning to efficiently navigate a pool and a swim/floating method I haven’t previously used. Things...
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My suspicion is that visual artists’ writing, like expressive-experimental writing, has some form of psychological resilience and/or realization function.

Thinking… BIG PICTURE: My research revolves around a pattern in which visual artists who are seminal (maintain a lifelong making practice, are prolific and are recognized in the art world) also tend to have a writing practice. My suspicion is...
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[performative utterance] + [prostituted prop] + [performative principles] = art as research [SITE}

Robert Morris’ artistic praxis finds ground in art as research. In this vein, his substantial body of work exhibits a thoughtful exploration of the art object as performative, the viewer’s position as interventional, and the thought theme, agency, called into...
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There is a forgetfulness between self and context…The foot twitches; the mind thinks. The mind thinks; the foot twitches. The mind twitches; the foot thinks. The foot thinks; the mind twitches. Perhaps.

An unfootnoted musing for a toe dipping short term project Option A—the easy way: Analysis of interdisciplinary product (outcome)—Robert Morris and Carolee Schneeman Option B—the less easy*: Analysis of Intermodal process (income)—Contemporary intermodal artistic practice of writing and ___ The...
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