HERE is the first of two pieces on Performa 13 for in which I review the work of Cally Spooner, Rosa Barba and Jérôme Bel. Mediated culture, performance cinema and the perils of provacatourism also covered.

[Photo: Cally Spooner, And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, 2013. Performance view, National Academy Museum, New York, November 2013. Photo: Paula Court.]