The Way Out of Postmodernism…

The way out of postmodernism [does not] lead through the intensified search for meaning, through the introduction of new, surprising forms or through the return to an authentic origin. Instead, it must take place through a mechanism completely impervious to postmodernism’s modes of dispersal, deconstruction and proliferation. This mechanism, which has been making itself felt with increasing strength in the cultural events of the last few years, can be best understood using the notion of performance…

Raoul Eshelman, Performatism, or the End of Postmodernism

 http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/ap0602/perform.htm

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