Acknowledging that the future of humankind is global, this volume explores the multi-faceted semantics of ecology in contemporary Indigenous theater and performance.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Ruminates on the significance of physical and mental roaming for black freedom.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Introduces urban hitchhiking, a reflective practice of sharing a walk with strangers, and considers its relevance for research and artistic practice.
In misc. folder 7.
Collects some of the most exciting, provocative, and moving solo performances on animals, grounded by commentaries that help put these engaging works in a larger context.
The article examines the appearance of the term ‘charismatic space’ in relation to Marina Abramović’s retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2010.
The collection explores repetition in relation to intimacy, laughter, technology, familiarity, and fear proposing a new vocabulary for understanding what is at stake in works that repeat.
How are hybrid and diasporic identities performed in increasingly diverse societies? How can we begin to think differently about theatrical flow across cultures?
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.
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.
Article discussing the publication Perform, Repeat, Record by Amelia Jones and Adrian Heathfield. This edition can be found in the RealTime magazine file. perform repeat record is also available in the study room. Ref number: P1813
Examines the way theatre buildings function to frame the performance event, the organisation of audience and practitioner spaces within the building, the nature of the stage and the modes of representation it facilitates, and the relationship between the real space of the theatre and the fictional places that are evoked.
A practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch.
Focuses on the historical, cultural and political contexts that inform choreographic and dance practices and critical readings of dance-in other words, how dance operates as critical discourse.
An interdisciplinary approach to the forms, goals and histories of innovative social practice in both contemporary performance and visual art.
This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Considers the connection amongst a range of performance forms such as oratory, theatre, dance, and performance art and explores performance as both a humanistic and technical field of education. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
A collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies.
Chinese edition of Butt’s book addressing issues of the ‘performing’ of art’s histories; the consequences for criticism of embracing boredom, distraction and other ‘queer’ forms of (in)attention; and the importance of exploring writerly process in responding to aesthetic experience. Language: Chinese only
Contemporary Theatre Review, Volume 19, Issue 3 (2009), pp. 375-377
Explores the future challenges of performance and theatre through a diverse and fascinating series of interviews, testimonies and perspectives from leading international theatre practitioners and academics.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)
Explores contemporary approaches which have sought to renew criticism’s energies in the wake of a ‘theatrical turn’ in recent visual arts practice, and the emergence of a ‘performative’ arts writing over the past decade or so.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249) and the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)
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
Introductory textbook in Performance Studies for students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts and cultural studies. Comprehensive reference material including many performance forms, their history and those who perform them. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793)