A collection of texts and images on the bodies of artists and writers who battled with the frustration of their own physicality and whose work reckoned with these limitations and continued beyond them.
This collection of writings by the author of Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures.
Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 12 project, a developmental exercise exploring the concept of returning to what one understands as “home”
Expanding on the ideas of double wound (Caruth) and nostalgia (Aciman), this article discusses Davis' poetic autobiographic performances as examples of the terror and relief of repeating exilic pain.
The video juxtaposes the various form of mediation from one historical event – the 1980 student massacre – according to linear time line. The public memory of the incident is formed and moulded with mediated images and languages.
British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Jungmin Song’s dialogue explores the spectacles of the death of power and repressed mourning through performative tales of the Two Koreas.
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
Continues Forced Entertainment’s enquiry into the spectacle of theatre in contemporary life, exploring the ways in which we live, breathe and tell stories in the circumscribed space of late capitalism.
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