Examines fandom as a set of practices for approaching and writing about art.
An anthology of Edward’s creative practice-led projects. Through the innovative practice of ‘mesearch’, in which the author is both theoriser and theorised, this study delivers a personal, creative narration, combining reflections and emotions in relation to self and performance.
A PhD thesis offering a new account of the emergence of performance forms, including Happenings, participatory art, performance art and performances for the camera, in visual art and related contexts at the ICA.
Published for the eponymous exhibition; Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, February-April 2014.
The book examines the creative processes of eight theatre companies making devising-based performances: The People Show, Station House Opera, Shunt, The Red Room, Faulty Optic Theatre of Animation, theatre O, Gecko and Third Angel.
Third publication for the research project exploring physical and emotional relationships to work, focused on the process, findings and analysis of an 18 month long investigation into the physical and emotional affects of complaining, receiving complaints and not being able to complain in the context of work.
Published alongside an exhibition at the Peltz Gallery (6 February – 3 March 2016).
A 150 page reader for students and other particularly interested audience members stuffed full of texts, scripts, interviews and concept documents.
The book explores Weaver’s collaborative work with Split Britches and Spiderwoman as well as her solo projects, performance interventions, and work as a facilitator, teacher, and as Tammy WhyNot.
Maps the rebirth of the manifesto as it appears at the crossroads of philosophy, performance, and politics. While the manifesto has been central to histories of modernity and Modernism, the editors contend that its contemporary resurgence demands a renewed interrogation of its form, its content, and the uses.
A collection of courses and syllabi for reference when teaching performance and live art practices.
Aims to articulate and contextualise an ethos and practice within contemporary art called “DIY” theatre and performance.
Living as Form grew out of a major exhibition at Creative Time in New York City. Like the exhibition, the book is a survey of more than 100 projects that use aesthetics to affect social dynamics.
A ready-made kit containing all the elements needed to develop a lecture-based performance exploring the relationship between socially engaged practice and theatre. Artists featured: Dylan Tighe, theatremaker and performer; Brokentalkers (also known as Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan), Louise Lowe of ANU Productions and Helene Hugel, Artistic Director of Helium, as well as international examples such as Rimini Protokoll, Clod Ensemble’s Performing Medicine, [email protected], Marina Abramovic, The Red Room and many more. On over-sized shelf. Contains DVD. Inspired by ‘The Performance Pack’ by Joshua Sofaer ref number: P0533
Combines an analysis of Wilson’s main productions and a series of practical exercises for students and practitioners highlighting his technique.