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Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Artist/Author: Stephen Greer | Reference: P3988 | ISBN: 978-1526113696 | Type: Publication

A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Hopes for Great Happenings: Alternatives in Education and Theatre

Artist/Author: Albert Hunt | Reference: P2753 | ISBN: 0800839277 | Type: Publication

This publication charts the the evolution of the relationship between teachers and students, which in turn highlight an alternative way of viewing society. 

Grenzwerte im Spiel Die Aufführungspraxis der britischen Kompanie »Forced Entertainment«.

Artist/Author: Stefanie Husel | Reference: P2709 | ISBN: 978-3-8376-2745-9 | Type: Publication

This cross-disciplinary study draws on both Theatre Studies and Sociology to examine the performance situations of Forced Entertainment's productions 'Bloody Mess' and 'The World in Pictures': What practices do participants employ to create  the `space` and ´characters` in a performance? In what ways do the spectators become the actual ´players` in a performance? The book contains numerous interviews with Tim Etchells, founding member and artistic director of Forced Entertainment. In German with some English texts.

A Pathognomy of Performance

Artist/Author: Simon Bayly | Reference: P1946 | ISBN: 978-0230271692 | Type: Publication

Stages an encounter between performance and philosophy to investigate notions of the event, ephemerality and democracy that have perpetually marked the engagement of thought and the theatrical.

A Performance Cosmology - Testimony for the Future, Evidence of the Past

Editor: Judie Christie, Richard Gough, Daniel Watt | Reference: P0837 | ISBN: 978-0-415-37258-9 | Type: Publication

Explores the future challenges of performance and theatre through a diverse and fascinating series of interviews, testimonies and perspectives from leading international theatre practitioners and academics.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)