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‘Everything Was Getting Smashed’: Three Case Studies of Play and Participation, 1965–71


A new archival research publication by our associate curator Hilary Floe looks at the themes of play and participation in 1960s and 1970s exhibition practice.

The main case study is the extraordinary 1971 Popa at Moma, which featured works by David Medalla, Lygia Clark, Helio Oiticica, Li Yuan-Chia and others, and which, Floe depicts in her work, went horribly awry…

Read the research article for free from, Tate Papers, No. 22, here.