Anthology of scores, scripts, instructions, diagrams and documentation of art works that are meant to be heard.
Maps connections across performances that question the borders of the human whose neurodiverse experiences have been shaped by the diagnostic label of autism, and animal-human performance relationships that dispute and blur anthropocentric edges.
Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics.
A collection of essays from the leading avant-garde critic of the era focuses on individual performances and performers, providing a unique critical record of their work and of the movement.
The author’s concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor’s theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.
Documents the artist’s two-year (2015-2017) experimental site-specific art project. The project involved Chen’s visits to 168 locations set out as squares on a Google map of Greater London, and used the city as a stage and open space for the execution of Chen’s experiments.
The volume is drawn from the ongoing video work art is/poetry is/music is (Speaking Portraits), which features over 1000 artists–painters, poets, musicians, dancers, actors, video-/filmmakers–in eleven countries saying what art is. art is offers an intimate view of seventy of those engaged in art as performance.
Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies.
Performances, Manhattan 1970-1980
Discussion of American avant-garde theatre.
Kalb weaves his impressive historical knowledge of theatre into detailed descriptions of marathon productions he has seen and studied.
Combines an analysis of Wilson’s main productions and a series of practical exercises for students and practitioners highlighting his technique.
Programme listing 11 days of performances and public works. 19-29 January 2012
Richard Drain, Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook, performance studies, featuring performance texts and critical essays from a range of sources.
Shown at The Lowry Theatre at Manchester International Festival 2011
Groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s,. Translated by Karen Jürs-Munby.