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Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Artist/Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

New Media Dramaturgy: Performance, Media and New-Materialism

Artist/Author: Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3990 | ISBN: 978-1137556035 | Type: Publication

Illuminates the shift in approaches to the uses of theatre and performance technology in the past twenty-five years and develops an account of new media dramaturgy (NMD), an approach to theatre informed by what the technology itself seems to want to say.

World-Making: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity

Artist/Author: Dorinne Kondo | Reference: P3758 | ISBN: 978-1-4780-0094-5 | Type: Publication

Theorizes the racialized structures of inequality that pervade theater and the arts.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Theatre Criticism: Changing Landscapes

Editor: Duska Radosavljevic | Reference: P3533 | ISBN: 978-1472577092 | Type: Publication

Features 16 commissioned contributions from scholars, arts journalists and bloggers, as well as a small selection of innovative critical practice, sharing perspectives on relevant historical, theoretical and political contexts influencing the development of the discipline, as well as specific aspects of the contemporary practices and genres of theatre criticism.

Ecologies of Theater: Essays at the Century Turning

Artist/Author: Bonnie Marranca | Reference: P3504 | ISBN: 9780801852725 | Type: Publication

Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics. 

Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture

Artist/Author: Patrice Pavis | Reference: P3300 | ISBN: 978-0415060387 | Type: Publication

Despite the problematic politics of cultural exchange in the theatre, interculturalism is not a one-sided process. Using the metaphor of the hourglass to discuss the transfer between source and target culture, Pavis asks what happens when the hourglass is turned upside down, when the `foreign' culture speaks for itself.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

 

Create News 22: Bodes, Borders and Movements

Reference: P3270 | Type: Publication

Print newsletter from Create Ireland; includes an interview with Sandra Noeth. May 2017.

Utopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre

Artist/Author: Claire Macdonald | Reference: P3203 | ISBN: 978-1783204625 | Type: Publication

A cofounder of the United Kingdom's legendary 1980s performance theatre company Impact Theatre Co-op, MacDonald composed Utopia, a sequence of commissioned play texts, between 1987 and 2008. This edition brings together both the plays and the story of how the plays came to be made and written.

The Edges of Society: The Plays of Dea Loher

Artist/Author: Daniel Brunet | Editor: Adele Edling Shank | Reference: A0698 | Type: Article

Introduction to Loher's play, with particular emphasis on Innocence – the play and Michael Thalheimer's 2012 production. 

Hybrid collection

Editor: Clare Bayley, David Hughes, Andrea Phillips | Reference: A0688 | Type: Article

All issues (pilot-6) of the “international cross-artform bi-monthly”.

Immersive, verbatim & immersively verbatim

Artist/Author: Caroline Wake | Editor: Keith Gallasch, Virginia Baxter | Reference: A0690 | Type: Article

Reviews from New York: Sleep No More (Punchdrunk), The Sound and the Fury (Elevator Repair Service), Argument Sessions (Ilana Baker)

Anna Birch archive

Reference: P2992 | Type: Publication

Includes The Wollstonecraft Live Experience! programmes and materials, two programmes for the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, and a list of publications.

Bandoneon: Working with Pina Bausch

Artist/Author: Raimund Hoghe | Reference: P2967 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-327-1 | Type: Publication

A new translation of Hoghe’s original rehearsal diary that documented the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal’s work on Bandoneon (1980), illustrated with photos of the production by Ulli Weiss, and personal images and notes from the dancers.

Translated from the German by Penny Black. 

 

Quizoola!

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: P2860 | Type: DVD

Part game, part improvisation, this unique 24-hour live experience pits alternating pairs of performers against one another as they test their opponents with an avalanche of questions.

Recording on a hard drive. 

Recorded 12-13 April 2013 at the Barbican; part of SPILL.

In a safe box.

The Mums and Babies Ensemble: A Manual

Artist/Author: Duška Radosavljević, Annie Rigby, Lena Šimić and babies Joakim, Nina and James | Reference: P2795 | ISBN: 978-0-9564165-3-7 | Type: Publication

The Mums and Babies Ensemble was a series of public workshops and events convened by three mums/theatre-makers and their babies. It was prompted by the desire to integrate the structure and chaos of performance-making and motherhood, to create a space that would meet the needs of the parents and babies equally, to capture some memories, to grow a community, and to pass something on eventually.

Raimund Hoghe

Editor: Kunststiftung NRW | Reference: P2705 | ISBN: 978-3-943881-61-5 | Type: Publication

A collectio of texts and images on the work of the German choreographer and dramaturg. Photos by Rosa Frank, Luca Giacomo Schulte, Jacqueline Chambord and Raimund Hoghe. Texts in English, French, German.

Interdisciplinarity and Editing

Artist/Author: Peter Eckersall | Reference: A0619 | Type: Article

Special Issue: The Politics, Processes, and Practices of Editing. Also includes sections on Commisioning, Authoring, Submission, Curation, Production, and Dissemination. 

Prove di Drammaturgia

Editor: Gerardo Guccini | Reference: P2615 | Type: Publication

Special issue of the Italian periodic on TEATR.DOC Moscow. Text in Italian. 

Creative Interactions

Artist/Author: Norman Frisch and Tom Sellar | Reference: A0591 | Type: Article

Dramaturg and curator Norman Frisch discusses qualities that distinguish theater from other “time-based art,” highlighting connections to mystery and classicism. 

The Curatorial Turn

Artist/Author: Tom Sellar | Reference: A0590 | Type: Article

In this article, Tom Sellar begins to define the mercurial role of the performance curator that has been emerging at the intersections of theatrical practice and the visual arts and their presentation.

Contemporary Theatre Review: Dealing with Martin Crimp

Artist/Author: Martin Crimp | Reference: P2614 | Type: Publication

T, his special issue of Contemporary Theatre Review focuses on a single writer, contemporary British playwright Martin Crimp. Includes a review of Ron Athey's monography “Pleading in the Blood” and Jennifer Doyle's book “Hold it Against me”.

Jan Fabre: Stigmata - Actions and Performances 1976-2013

Artist/Author: Germano Celant | Reference: P2452 | ISBN: 978-8857221243 | Type: Publication

Brings together the action art and performances of the Belgian artist from the 70s to the present: drawings, thinking models, collages, films, photos and other documentation.

Absolute Wilson

Artist/Author: Katharina Otto-Bernstein, Robert Wilson | Reference: D2089 | Type: DVD

film about the life of Robert Wilson

Staging Black Feminisms: Identity, Politics, Performance

Artist/Author: Lynette Goddard | Reference: P2177 | ISBN: 978-1-4039-8640-5 | Type: Publication

Staging Black Feminisms sets out to challenge perceptions of black women’s theatre work as inherently feminist. Drawing on black feminist theories of identity and theories of black and feminist performance form, it analyses key themes such as migration, motherhood, sexuality, mixed race identity and interracial relationships in a range of late-twentieth and early twenty-first century black British women’s plays and performances.

Body: Language No. 5

Artist/Author: Tim Etchells | Editor: Emma Gladstone | Reference: P2182 | ISBN: 978-0-9574931-4-8 | Type: Publication

Body: Language is a series of public conversations in which choreographers and artists consider the role of the body in their work. This edition features a conversation between series curator Guy Cools, Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion about the imaginative body.

A Pageant of Great Women

Artist/Author: Anna Birch, Cicely Hamilton | Reference: D2064 | ISBN: 978-0-9568008-1-7 | Type: DVD

Part of the Anna Birch collection ‘Fragments to Monuments’, 1 x book, 3 x DVDs

Landscaping: Spacings

Artist/Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: A0531 | Type: Article

Journal Article reflecting on a site-specific collaborative performance work at the Chisenhale Dance Space, London, UK. In Miscellaneous Article 4 folder.

A day with Edward Gordon Craig

Artist/Author: Mischa Twitchin | Reference: A0400 | Type: Article

Explores the legacy of the godfather of scenography.

Rethinking Dramaturgy: Errancy and Transformation

Editor: Manuel Bellisco, Maria Jose Cifuentes, Amparo Ecija | Reference: P1633 | ISBN: 978-84-96898-88-2 | Type: Publication

Essays by Antonio Araujo, Mario Bellatin, Pablo Caruna, Oscar Cornago, Juan Dominguez, Adrian Heathfield, Hans-Thies Lehmann, Andre Lepecki, Angelia Liddell, Bonnie Marranca, Quim Pujol, Jose A Sanchez. Text in both English and Spanish.

Geographies of Requiredness: Notes on the Dramaturgin Collaborative Devising

Artist/Author: David Williams | Editor: Cathy Turner, Synne Behrndt | Reference: A0369 | Type: Article

David Williams, Geographies of Requiredness: Notes on the Dramaturg in Collaborative Devising

Theatre & the Body

Artist/Author: Colette Conroy | Reference: P1389 | ISBN: 9780230205437 | Type: Publication

Are we here yet?

Artist/Author: Damaged Goods, Meg Stuart | Editor: Jeroen Peeters | Reference: P1548 | Type: Publication

The Connected Body?

Editor: Ric Allsopp & Scott de Lahunta | Reference: P1311 | ISBN: 90-71681-03-3 | Type: Publication

Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity' which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

The Dyas Sisters

Artist/Author: Grace and Veronica Dyas, Richard Gregory | Reference: P2136 | Type: Publication

In The Dyas Sisters, you’re met with personal history write large. Richard Gregory asked Grace and Veronica if they would write a book in which they tried to describe everything that has happened in their lifetime, knowing from the outset that this was an impossible task. Every memory suggests another, each new approach to writing illuminates an alternative.