Defacing the Currency

Scott Rogers, David Dyment

Festivals: M:ST 5 Biennial | October 8 - 22, 2010.

A performative lecture investigating the life and activities of philosopher Diogenes of Sinope (c. 412 BC) as the prototypical performance artist. It encompasses numerous themes from Rogers and Dyment’s mutual research on Diogenes including biographical information on his life and deeds, recreations of his ‘performances,’ and details on the striking similarities and parallels to contemporary performance art.