Interview with Linda Frye Burnham and Stephen Durland, co-founders of High Performance Magazine

High Performance was founded in Los Angeles in 1978 as a quarterly arts magazine devoted to documenting performance art. Its editorial mission was to provide support and a critical context for new, innovative and unrecognized work in the arts. Linda Frye Burnham served as the magazine’s founding editor from 1978 to 1985 and Stephen Durland was the editor from 1986 until the magazine ceased publication in 1997. This interview with Burnham and Durland was conducted by Jenni Sorkin in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, September 16, 2007.
This transcript is in the public domain and is hosted by the Art Spaces Archives Project (AS-AP).