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PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art

Bonnie Marranca, Editor

PAJ explores innovative work in theatre, performance art, dance, video, writing, technology, sound, and music, bringing together all live arts in thoughtful cultural dialogue. Issues include critical essays, artists’ writings, interviews, plays, drawings, and notations, with extended coverage of performance, festivals, and books. Podcasts, video and audio clips appear on PAJ’s online home.

Now Available for the first time in digitized format is the historic zine-style magazine that PAJ published from 1979-82. Initially called Performance Art, by the third issue it was retitled LIVE. These seven issues focus on the expanding performance scene of downtown NYC in the 1970s—featuring contributions by and about now world-renowned artists in their early years.

"The Time of Our Lives: Interview with PAJ editor Bonnie Marranca" in International Critical Stages (December 2018).

40 Years of Publishing: Browse the PAJ Publications catalog, highlighting PAJ's work in the arts. Books available for purchase via TCG.

PAJ 100: Performance New York is now available for Kindle. Browse PAJ issues on our e-editions page.

Free addition to PAJ 115: a brief, satiric piece by Elfriende Jelinek on Trump. Please find it here; make sure to click on the PDF link at the bottom of the page.

Please note that images in the .pdf plus versions of PAJ articles appear with a blue border around them that is not part of the original image. These images are clickable and can be viewed in a separate window if the user desires.

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