(performer: "Lick It - No Afro Sheen Mix") / (writer: "Lick It - No Afro Sheen Mix")
"A Different Kind of Intimacy: The Collected Writings of Karen Finley", Thunder's Mouth Press, (October 30, 2000) , ISBN 1560252936.
1 Interview |
2 Pictorials |
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[on the stress of performing:] "I could get attention a lot of other ways. Easier ways. It's so painful. I don't want to perform. Every time, I say, 'Why am I doing this, why didn't I become a veterinarian, why didn't I go the easy way out?' . . . I feel that I have to do it because I don't see many other people who are capable of doing it. I feel that it's my responsibility."
A successful performance artist known as one of the infamous "NEA Four" - along with John Fleck
, Tim Miller
, and Holly Hughes
- whose lawsuit against the National Endowment of the Arts achieved notoriety in the early 90's.