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The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

Artist/Author: Maggie Nelson | Reference: P3523 | ISBN: 978-0393343144 | Type: Publication

Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.

Girls Make Noise or Girls Make a Difference?

Artist/Author: Irina Talanova | Reference: P3233 | ISBN: 978-3659930904 | Type: Publication

An Investigation into the political efficacy of Pussy Riot’s art.

Towards a Poiesis of Critical Practice: 1000th LIVE and the politics of appearance

Artist/Author: Diana Damian Martin | Editor: Ric Allsopp and Kristen Kreider | Reference: A0724 | Type: Article

On the process and politics of live critical responses to a live stream of Forced Entertainment’s And on a Thousandth Night.

Joined Forces: Audience Participation in Theatre

Editor: Anna R. Burzyńska | Reference: P3165 | ISBN: 978-3-89581-427-3 | Type: Publication

Four interviews and ten essays, case studies, manifestos and anti-manifestos by theatre makers, curators, critics, and scholars, presenting various examples of audience participation in theatre and linking them to problems of participation in democracy and to socially engaged art.

Beyond Immersive Theatre: Aesthetics, Politics and Productive Participation

Artist/Author: Adam Alston | Reference: P3101 | ISBN: 978-1137480439 | Type: Publication

Does immersive theatre model a particular kind of politics, or a particular kind of audience? What’s involved in the production and consumption of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a productive audience always an empowered audience? And do the terms of an audience’s empowerment stand up to political scrutiny?

Protesting Exhibit B in London: Reconfiguring Antagonism as the Claiming of Theatrical Space

Artist/Author: Caoimhe Mader McGuinness | Reference: A0674 | ISBN: 1048-6801 | Type: Article

The article analyses discourses surrounding the cancellation of Brett Bailey’s performance by the Barbican in September 2014.

Revolutionary Time and the Avant Garde

Artist/Author: John Roberts | Reference: P2810 | ISBN: 978-1781689134 | Type: Publication

The first book of its kind to look at the legacy of the avant-garde in relation to the deepening crisis of capitalist non-reproduction.

Radical Intimacy: Ontroerend Goed Meets The Emancipated Spectator

Artist/Author: Liesbeth Groot Nibbelink | Reference: A0607 | Type: Article

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.

The Contemporary Art of Trusting Uncertenties and Unfolding Dialogues

Artist/Author: Esther Shalev-Gerz | Editor: Jason E. Bowman | Reference: P2320 | ISBN: 978-91-980874-7-5 | Type: Publication

A stimulated debate on notions of trust and dialogue and their interrelations

A Pathognomy of Performance

Artist/Author: Simon Bayly | Reference: P1946 | ISBN: 978-0230271692 | Type: Publication

Stages an encounter between performance and philosophy to investigate notions of the event, ephemerality and democracy that have perpetually marked the engagement of thought and the theatrical.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 2)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1722 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

The Emancipated Spectator

Artist/Author: Jacques Ranciere | Reference: P1590 | ISBN: 978-1-84467-343-8 | Type: Publication

Asking exactly what we mean by political art or the politics of art, Rancière goes on to look at what the tradition of critical art, and the desire to insert art into life, has achieved. Has the militant critique of the consumption of images and commodities become, ironically, a sad affirmation of its omnipotence?

Encountering Art

Artist/Author: Dave Beech | Reference: A0313 | Type: Article

Review of Jacques Ranciere’s The Emancipated Spectator

Theatre & Politics

Artist/Author: Joe Kelleher | Editor: Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato | Reference: P1241 | ISBN: 978-0-230-20523-9 | Type: Publication

Part of the Theatre& series.