Provides a comprehensive overview of the development, theory and definitive characteristics of a rapidly developing and popular area of practice.
Introducing the idea of performance as a shared transformative experience, this engaging book will help you make sense of the performer/audience interaction in a landscape where boundaries are collapsing.
Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
Large format programme for Hotel Obscura (Vienna performances). In German.
What is the quality of participation in contemporary art and performance? Fair Play: Art, Performance and Neoliberalism explores this question through the work of important contemporary artists and organizations including Marcus Coates, Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Michael Landy, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Lone Twin, Punchdrunk, Tate Modern and the National Theatre.
This book presents a theory of audience participation in the theatre, based on the importance of the moment of invitation and how an event changes character when such an invitation is made.
This catalogue documents the multimedia performance project “Situation Rooms” – a multiple simultaneous cinema, augmented reality, and three-dimensional theatre experience.
Article exploring the intimacy of the performer-spectator relationship in the encounter between the Jacques Ranciére philosophy and the Belgian, Ghent-based theatre performance group Ontroerend Goed's immersive performance work.