Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.
Documents an international artistic research project initiated by Norwegian Theatre Academy/Østfold University College.
A cofounder of the United Kingdom's legendary 1980s performance theatre company Impact Theatre Co-op, MacDonald composed Utopia, a sequence of commissioned play texts, between 1987 and 2008. This edition brings together both the plays and the story of how the plays came to be made and written.
The addresses the nonhuman bodies of Café Müller and claim that Bausch’s piece resonates with the work of contemporary philosopher Graham Harman, in that it tries to go beyond human exceptionalism to present a world where all bodies, regardless of their perceived nature, are simultaneously tightly enmeshed together and inaccessible to one another.
Exhibition publication. 10 March – 22 April 2016, TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth.
The author discusses walk+talk – Philipp Gehmacher’s durational project inviting choreographers to deal with the driving parameters of their practices in simultaneously physical and verbal solo-explorations on stage.
Review concerned with the politicisation of public spaces in the Arab territories where uprisings turn cities into the scenography of intervention.
Exploration of technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
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.
Suggests organizing principles, innovative strategies, methods and exercises for making theatre in a variety of contexts and locations, and through examples, case studies and projects develops distinctive theoretical insights into the relationship of site and performance, scenario and scenography.
Explores technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.