Bbeyond is proud to announce the publication launch of Actional Poetics – ASH SHE HE – The performance Actuations of Alastair MacLennan 1975-2020, edited by Sandra Johnston, Cherie Driver and Paula Blair and published by Intellect will be launched at the MAC in Belfast on Wed 13th of October at 1.:30pm.
This is the most comprehensive study of Alastair MacLennan’s extensive performance practice, nationally and internationally renowned for its contribution to the field of performance art. The essays in this collection explore MacLennan’s art practice, its influence on the Belfast art scene, and its relationships with wider art histories.
Alastair MacLennan is Emeritus Professor of Fine Art, School of Art and Design, Ulster University in Belfast. He is one of Britain’s major practitioners in live art, and travels extensively in Eastern and Western Europe, also America and Canada, presenting ‘Actuations’ (his term for Performance/Installations).