An international collection offering glimpses into the intimate relations inherent in finding, remembering (or imagining), and creating an archive.
The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.
An introduction to the important tradition of alternative and experimental theatre in Britain as it has developed over 200 years.
An illustrated account of the development of alternative theatre in Britain over the 60s and 70s.
Catalogue of a series of performances investigating the time concepts of 6 famous Danish scientists from the renaissance to the present.
This cross-disciplinary study draws on both Theatre Studies and Sociology to examine the performance situations of Forced Entertainment’s productions ‘Bloody Mess’ and ‘The World in Pictures’: What practices do participants employ to create the `space` and ´characters` in a performance? In what ways do the spectators become the actual ´players` in a performance? The book contains numerous interviews with Tim Etchells, founding member and artistic director of Forced Entertainment. In German with some English texts.
Special issue on theatre and the public space. Bilingual edition in French and English.
A documentary album about the making of the second installation of the Geography Trilogy, Tree, commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre in 2000 – an elaborate travelogue, documenting dance research selected events and collaborative creative processes.
Informative DVD on the activities of the agency that provides network and business development support to performing arts practitioners in Greater Manchester and across the North West of England.
Documentation of the performances and presentations at Accion / Action MAD 10 festival in Spain. Participants: Joan Casellas (Barcelona), Catie de Balmann (Francia), Guiuseppe Dominguez (Madrid), Marco Teubner (Alemania), Ana Matey (Madrid), Edu Hurtado (Bilbao), Revista Efímera (Madrid), Ornic’Art (Francia), Christopher Hewitt (Reino Unido), El Gato con Moscas (Madrid), Fiacha O’Donnell (Madrid), Federico Guardabrazo (Madrid), Beatriz Hoyos y Sara Laguna (Madrid), Darío Buñuel Fanconi (Madrid), Borja Gómez (Madrid), Zhou Bin (China), Rubén Barroso (Sevilla), Elvira Santamaría (México), Anti Festival (Kuopio, Finlandia), Gaetan Rusquet (Bélgica), Sandra Johnston (Irlanda del Norte), María Cosmes (Barcelona), Sierra Centro Arte (Huelva), Adina Bar On (Israel), Gwendoline Robin (Belgica), Domix Garrido (España), 10×10+1 Acción, Bartolomé Ferrando, Fabien Montmartin (Francia), Rosa Mesa (Canarias), Ana Oliva Higueras (Castellón), Isidoro Valcarcel Medina (Madrid), Llorens Barber (Valencia), Antti Laitinen (Finlandia), Rosa Galindo (Canarias), Concha Jerez y José Iges (Madrid)
Documentation of the performances and presentations at Accion / Action MAD 09 festival in Spain. Participants: Eva Pérez (Valencia), Ryszard Piegza (Polonia), Antonio Gómez (España), nna Kalwajtys (Polonia), Isabel León (Cáceres), Angela García (Valencia), Guy Sioui Durand (Canadá), Carlos Felices (Madrid), J.M. Calleja (Mataró), Catie de Balmann (Francia) María Marticorena (A Coruña) John G. Boheme (Canadá), Esther Ferrer (España), Monika GUnther y Ruedi Schill (Suiza) AC La Muga Caula (Girona) Kai Lam (Singapur), Fernando Baena (Madrid) Kurt Johannessen (Noruega), Nezaket Ekici (Alemania) Denys Blacer (Reino Unido)
Documentation of the performances and presentations at Accion / Action MAD 08 festival in Spain. Participants: jacques van Poppel (Paises Bajos), Iris Nava (Mexico/Madrid), Helge Meyer (Alemania), Veltet & Crochet (Madrid), Eugenie Kuffler (Francia/USA), Carlos Llavata (Valencia), Nieves Correa (Madrid), Ben Patterson (Alemania/USA), Denys Blacker (Reino Unido/España), Pere Noguera (Girona), Angie Dight (Escocia), Pancho López (México), Mary Brennan (Escocia), Joan Casellas (Barcelona), Paco Nogales (Madrid), Analía Beltrán (Madrid), Belén Cueto (Madrid), Nikki Milican (Escocia)
Text in German and in English.
An archive containing more than 3500 boxes, portfolios, folders and holders with documents and performance art relics.
The Mayor’s Cultural Strategy addresses concerns facing the sector at a time of considerable economic uncertainty and rapid change, particularly with regards to government policy and investment, and considers how within this context it can maximise opportunities for the cultural life of London to flourish.
With the participation of Tomoe Shizune and Hakutobo. Accompanying homonymous publications REF P1102
With the participation of Tomoe Shizune and Hakutobo. English and Chinese.For accompanying dvd see D0977.
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)
Addresses fundamental questions about the social and political purposes of performance through an investigation into post-war alternative and community theatre. It proposes a theory of performace as ideological transaction, cultural intervention and community action, which is used to illuminate the potential social and political effects of radical performance practice.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).