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  Picture: Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times

  Illustration: Chad Crowe

  Painting: Philipp Von Fultz

Democracy, Art, and the Public Sphere

August, Arnold. Cuba and Its Neighbors: Democracy in Motion. New York: Guilford Publication, 2015.

Land and Sea: A World-Historical Mediation Carl Schmitt.


Banes, Sally. Democracy's Body: Judson Dance Theater, 1962-1964. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1983.

Bishop, Claire, ed. Participation. London: Whitechapel, 2010.

Constable, Marianne, Leti Volpp, and Bryan Wagner. Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice

beyond and Between. Berkeley: Townsend Center for the Humanities, University of California, 2019.

Cozart Riggio, Milla, Angela Marino, and Paolo Vignolo, Eds. Festive Devils of the Americas. Seagull

Press/University of Chicago Press, 2015. pp. 384; plus index.

Errejón Iñigo, and Owen Jones. Podemos: in the Name of the People. London: Lawrence & Wishart,


Eshet, Dan. Stitching Truth: Women's Protest Art in Pinochet's Chile. Brookline, MA: Facing History and

Ourselves, 2008.

Fraser, Nancy. “Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing

Democracy.” Duke University Press, 1990.

Kester, Grant H. The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context. Durham:

Duke University Press, 2011.

Kioupkiolis, Alexandros. “Commoning the Political, Politicizing the Common: Community and the

Political in Jean-Luc Nancy, Roberto Esposito and Giorgio Agamben.” Contemporary Political Theory 17, no. 3 (2017): 283–305.

Kushner, Tony. “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches.” 1991.

Marino, Angela. Populism and Performance in the Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela. Northwestern

University Press, 2018. pp. 325; plus index. 

Mckenzie, Jon. “Democracy's Performance.” TDR/The Drama Review 47, no. 2 (2003): 117–28.

Melzer, Arthur M., Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard. Zinman. Democracy & the Arts. Ithaca, NY:

Cornell Univ. Press, 1999.

Mouffe, Chantal. Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically. London: Verso, 2013. 

Nancy, Jean-Luc. The Truth of Democracy. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010.

Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America Leonardo Avritzer.


Schmidt, Manfred G. “Political Performance and Types of Democracy: Findings from Comparative

Studies.” European Journal of Political Research 41, no. 1 (2002): 147–63.

Taylor, Diana. Performance. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016.

Walker, Lucy, dir. Wasteland. O2 Filmes Intelligent Media Almega Projects, 2010.


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