Mise en abyme: A Tour of Jon McKenzie's Thought-action

Nien Yuan Cheng, Chris Hay, Emma Willis, Jon McKenzie


The following interview was carried out over email in 2022. Each of the editors took a particular focus, with Cheng focussing on how we can read Perform or Else now in 2022, Hay asking about the “queer potential to disrupt the performative imperative,” and Willis taking up McKenzie’s more recent work with StudioLab. You can also find in this issue a response to the interview by Edward Scheer, titled, “The Joys of Jon McK?$#&!: Reading McKenzie’s Perform or Else After Laurie Anderson.”

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