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Performing Failure? Anomalous Amateurs in Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater and The Show Must Go On 2015

Artist/Author: Sarah Gorman | Reference: A0735 | Type: Article

The article interrogates the use of amateur and professional disabled performers in the emerging strain of performance practice known as 'performing failure'.

Disabled Theater

Editor: Sandra Umathum and Benjamin Wihstutz | Reference: P2836 | ISBN: 978-3037345245 | Type: Publication

Using Jerome Bel's Disabled Theater – a dance piece that features a company of professional disabled actors – as the basis of a broad, interdisciplinary discussion of performance and disability, this volume explores the intersections of politics and aesthetics, inclusion and exclusion, and identity and empowerment. 

Not Just a Mirror: Looking for the Political Theatre of Today

Editor: Florian Malzacher | Reference: P2797 | ISBN: 978-3895813788 | Type: Publication

The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.