Citing Howells’ permissive mantra as its title, the book includes new writing from leading scholars and artists, as well as writing by Howells himself, an extensive interview, scores, and visual materials, which together offer new insight into the artist’s ground-breaking process.
Reversing the common understanding of annotation as a posterior act of adding information to already existing sources, this article argues that annotation also serves as a pre-performance procedure facilitating artistic creation.
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.
Examines how contemporary performance practices have been driven by questions of The Real and the consequent political implications of the concept’s disintigrating authority.
Essays by Antonio Araujo, Mario Bellatin, Pablo Caruna, Oscar Cornago, Juan Dominguez, Adrian Heathfield, Hans-Thies Lehmann, Andre Lepecki, Angelia Liddell, Bonnie Marranca, Quim Pujol, Jose A Sanchez. Text in both English and Spanish.
From ICA Live Weekends: Futures and Pasts.