Investigates critical approaches to performance, ultimately aiming to stimulate new discussion between theorists and practitioners.
Combines performance analysis with contemporary political philosophy to advance new ways of understanding both political performance and the performativity of the politics of the street.
This textual and pictorial reader is more than just documentation of an art project. It combines contributions by theorists and a photocomic created from the original project’s texts and visuals by Dejan Dragosavac Ruta to reflect on the proposition of Janez Janša’s eponymous project.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Anatomy Live turns the modern notions of the dissecting table on its head – using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity, and own knowledge about science and the stage.
The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.
This collection touches upon numerous ideological categories that appear in the encounters between East and West as a consequence of the hierarchical matrix of the western narrative.
A collection of key writings on choreography across the French, U.S and international dance scenes since the turn of the century.
Boxset contains 40 DVDS documenting public events with contextualising texts. Shelved in Oversize section.
Text and 2 DVDs in which artist respond directly to each others writing. Language: Spanish and English
Audio CD of Symposium and performances for Performing Idea.Track List:
Performance Matters, Performing Idea – Other Durations5th October 3:00-7:30pmToynbee StudiosWith: Janine Antoni, Matthew Goulish, Bojana Kunst, Boyan Manchev, Fred Moten and Lara ShalsonTime in Western Cultures continues to accelerate and a slower unregulated life is seemingly nowhere to be found. Contemporary art has seen a resurgence of performances of long and short durations and a re-valuation of historical works of duration. Artists are increasingly playing with, inhabiting and transforming the time of the artwork. Speakers will address questions of how we can now think of the time of performance? What are the relations between performance, time and cultural value? How is performance reconfiguring and othering our understandings and experiences of time?
A collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies.