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Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia

Artist/Author: Margaret Hamilton | Reference: P3923 | ISBN: 978-9042033566 | Type: Publication

Captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s.

Multimedia Performance

Artist/Author: Rosemary Klich, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3799 | ISBN: 978-0230574670 | Type: Publication

Provides a comprehensive overview of the development, theory and definitive characteristics of a rapidly developing and popular area of practice.

Still Life Issue 3

Editor: Hamish MacPherson | Reference: P3688 | Type: Publication

Third issue of the online and printed zine about relationships and configurations in which one person is still while others are not.

In Defence of Formalism

Artist/Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0799 | Type: Article

On the politics of disinterestedness. 

Merce Cunningham: origins and influence

Artist/Author: David Vaughan | Reference: A0776 | Type: Article

On development of Cunningham's practice.

Performance by Artists

Editor: A.A. Bronson, Peggy Gale | Reference: P3461 | ISBN: 0920956009 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.

Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism

Editor: Meg McLagan and Yates McKee | Reference: P2800 | ISBN: 978-1935408246 | Type: Publication

A diverse group of contributors, from art historians, anthropologists, and political theorists to artists, filmmakers, and architects, considers the interaction of politics and the visual in such topics as the political consequences of a photograph taken by an Israeli soldier in a Palestinian house in Ramallah; AIDS activism; images of social suffering in Iran; the “forensic architecture” of claims to truth; and the “Make Poverty History” campaign. Transcending disciplines, they trace a broader image complex whereby politics is brought to visibility through the mediation of specific cultural forms that mix the legal and the visual, the hermeneutic and the technical, the political and the aesthetic.

The Illuminated Theatre: Studies on the Suffering of Images

Artist/Author: Joe Kelleher | Reference: P2722 | ISBN: 978-0415748278 | Type: Publication

A book about theatricality and spectatorship in the early twenty-first century. In a wide-ranging analysis that draws upon theatrical, visual and philosophical approaches, it asks how spectators and audiences negotiate the complexities and challenges of contemporary experimental performance arts.

Theatre for Beginners

Artist/Author: Richard Maxwell | Reference: P2721 | ISBN: 978-1559364867 | Type: Publication

This volume provides students and artists with a deeper understanding of a director and playwright Richard Maxwell's work, aesthetic philosophy, and process for creating theater.