Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: A0311 | Type: Article
Engaging a series of critical models, this article examines the place of the ‘exotic’ in thinking about sexual and racial difference, as a means of thinking difficult or volatile modes of cultural practice. As such, it stages a confrontation between ‘exotic ritual’ and ‘apocalyptic tone’, to challenge conventions about scholarly practice and find new ways of examining uncomfortable spaces and modes of working.
Artist/Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: A0237 | Type: Article
Mary Paterson reflects on the Chelsea Sacred Festival, Lois Weaver’s What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old (having fun) and Having Sex, and socially engaged practice, persona, memory, autobiographical
Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance, Sue-Ellen Case, Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, Deborah Margolin, an anthology of Split Britches play texts, including programme notes, performance photographs, and a critical, historical introduction
Feminist theatre companies taken in consideration: Women’s Theatre Group, Monstrous Regiment, Gay Sweatshop, Siren, Theatre of Black Women, Talawa, Sistren, Black Mime Theatre Women’s Troop, Tattycoram, Clean Break Theatre Company. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)