Captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s.
Provides a comprehensive overview of the development, theory and definitive characteristics of a rapidly developing and popular area of practice.
Third issue of the online and printed zine about relationships and configurations in which one person is still while others are not.
The first book-length introduction to and critical analysis of contemporary feminist performance, from Madonna to Karen Finley to Cherrie Moraga.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.
Starting from the premise that live performance is experienced in a material, local context, the chapters analyse the intricate and complex workings of queer dramaturgy within specific venues, cities, nations or transnationally.
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.
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.
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.