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 volume is inspired and informed by the square-squattings and neighborhood assemblies of the “real democracy” movements as well as by recent explorations of the assembly form in performance art and participatory theater.
What are the legitimate concerns of dance today? In its with incarnation, this edition of the what_ Festivals builds on the energy each previous festival has generated in answering that question. Kick-started by Gill Clarke (1954-2011), co-director of Independent Dance, the festivals act on a desire to showcase a new generation of dance artists. Each brings to the foreground artists and ideas that are not always given a visible platform.