An occasional publication that aims to collate and investigate ideas around place, or more specifically: “indeterminate geographies”. In the third issue, the topic is ‘refuge’.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
An occasional publication that aims to collate and investigate ideas around place, or more specifically: “indeterminate geographies”. In the second issue, the topic is ‘suburb’.
Dissection of the “new racism,” from one of the greatest radical black intellectuals of our time.
When students at Oxford University called for a statue of Cecil Rhodes to be removed, following similar calls by students in Cape Town, the significance of these protests was felt across continents. This was not simply about tearing down an outward symbol of British imperialism – a monument glorifying a colonial conqueror – but about confronting the toxic inheritance of the past, and challenging the continued underrepresentation of people of colour at universities.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Programme for the Afrikaans language festival that forges creative connections with English and Sotho cultures; 18-22 July 2017.
The essential reader for today's creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.
The illustrated volume examines the creation of stories, accounts, images, songs, street theatre, paintings, and ideas that pay witness to authoritarian pasts.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Starting from the premise that live performance is experienced in a material, local context, the chapters analyse the intricate and complex workings of queer dramaturgy within specific venues, cities, nations or transnationally.
The article analyses discourses surrounding the cancellation of Brett Bailey’s performance by the Barbican in September 2014.
Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it.
The Polis Series was an inter-disciplinary collaboration which explored questions about the performativity of knowledge. It hoped to critique and enact some of the ways in which knowledge is generated in terms of a poetics of the body in performance.
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.
Instructions for making art.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)
A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The second volume focuses on the transformative power of performance in regions fractured by “subtler” forms of structural violence and social exclusion.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).