Adrian Piper

 Astrit Ismaili,  Miss Kosovo , during  Another Map to Nevada , Copenhagen (2021). Photo: Luis Artemio de los Santos. © The Performance Agency

Astrit Ismaili, Miss Kosovo, during Another Map to Nevada, Copenhagen, 2021. Photo: Luis Artemio de los Santos. © The Performance Agency

The Performance Agency’s ode to Fluxus, Another Map to Nevada, falls somewhere between a performance art parcours and a boat party, embracing the unknown – even if it means getting a little wet.

Bas Jan Ader on the Ocean Wave, Chatham Harbor, Massachusetts, 1975

© The Estate of Bas Jan Ader / Mary Sue Ader Andersen, 2019 / The Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York and Bildkunst, Germany. Courtesy of Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles

Some people want to escape into the art world, others want to escape from it. Art offers a refuge from the world as well as a way of engaging with it – politically, socially, aesthetically, philosophically. The challenge is to find a way to escape without escapism. By João Ribas