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How Masotta Was Repeated
A research Project led by Dora Garcia
Segunda Vez is an art research project centered on the figure of Oscar Masotta (Buenos Aires, 1930, Barcelona, 1979), an author of groundbreaking texts about the Happening, art, and dematerialization, a pioneer of Lacanian psychoanalysis in the Spanish-speaking world, and a happenista. The project has yielded a full-length and four medium-length films by Dora García, two Cahiers documenting the research, and this book. Segunda Vez: How Masotta Was Repeated offers a selection of Masotta’s writings, including his early study of Argentinean author Roberto Arlt, as well as texts that contextualize Masotta’s thought and broaden the reach of his reflections on the intersections between performance and psychoanalysis, art and politics.
Concept: Dora Garcia
Editing and translation: Emiliano Battista
Design by Aslak Gurholt (Yokoland) and Alejandro V. Rojas
Published by The National Academy of the Arts, Oslo and Torpedo Press 2018
With generous support from The Norwegian Artistic Research Program and the National Academy of the Arts, Oslo