A collection of case studies from Live Art UK, the publication responds to the recent successes of Live Art and highlights those artists, projects and initiatives which are re-politicising and re-energising our arts spaces, sharing radical works and ideas with a public who are themselves being forced to do more with less.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Andy Field, Deborah Pearson and Ira Brand began Forest Fringe as a totally independent, not-for-profit space in the midst of the Edinburgh Festival. Since then they have built a community of artists and playwrights, and are consistently rated as being a festival highlight. This collection collates the best of their work from the past decade.
Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between 'mainstream' stages and 'experimental' theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.
A collection of case studies, interviews and essays which explores the ways in which contemporary theatre is changing through new relationship between mainstream venues and experimental practices. 108 pages, 16 black and white photographs, 12cm x 16.5cm. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
See also, The Live Art Almanac vol. 2, catalogue ref. P1696. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)
Talking about it: the development of new contexts, new languages, and new cultural frameworks?