What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art? Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
After tracing the history of current approaches back to early practitioners such as Méliès, Painlévé and Piscator, Staging the Screen explores in detail recent productions by Svoboda, the Wooster Group, Forkbeard Fantasy, Forced Entertainment, Station House Opera, and Lepage. Charts the impact of developing technologies and addresses critical issues raised by multi-media and intermedia work.