Through an exploration of both practice and theory, this book investigates the relationship between listening and the theatrical encounter in the context of Western theatre and performance. Rather than looking to the stage for a politics or ethics of performance, Rajni Shah asks what work needs to happen in order for the stage itself to appear, exploring some of the factors that might allow or prevent a group of individuals to gather together as an ‘audience’.
Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.
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 two live artists engage in a playful, theatre-inspired dialogue (complete with stage directions) in which they discuss their complicated relationships, working within theatre institutions.
Niebisch retraces how the early Avant-Garde movements started out as parasites inhabiting and irritating the emerging mass media circuits of the press, cinema, and wired and wireless communication.
Tom Holert argues that with Celebration? Realife, Chaimowicz makes a strategic and important meditation on the changing role of the artist, who simultaneously becomes art director, choreographer and participant. The groundbreaking installation Celebration? Realife was originally created for ‘Three Life Situations’ at Gallery House London in 1972.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
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.
Exhibition catalogue, explores the relationship between technology, machines and the Bauhaus Stage. Contributors: Hortensia Volckers, Alexander Farenholtz, Philipp Oswalt, Juliet Koss, Sascha Forster, Peter W. Marx, Joachim Krausse, Gabriele Brandstetter, Jienne Liu, Karin Harrasser
Analyses the dramatic works of modern German, American, English, French, and Spanish writers within their historical and cultural contexts.
Writings on performance activism and pedagogy.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)