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.
Aims to articulate and contextualise an ethos and practice within contemporary art called “DIY” theatre and performance.
Performance Research Journal edition concerning the foot. Articles featured: CARL LAVERY & NICOLAS WHYBROW Editorial ‘Pas de deux’ MARTIN WELTON Getting Things Off the Ground: Pedestrain Feelings ALEXANDER KELLY [artist’s pages] The Distance Between Us ADRIAN KEAR Thinking Limping: Richard Maxwell’s ‘Neutral Hero’ and the tragic impediment of contemporary theatre ESTHER PILKINGTON & MARTIN NACHBAR We Always Arrive in the Theatre on Foot: A walk to the theatre in sixteen steps and eighteen footnotes JOHN HALL Foot, Mouth and Ear: Some thoughts on prosody and performance MATTHEW GOULISH & LIN HIXSON On Foot Commonplace Book JASON GROVES Before the Law of Human Motor Functions: Walter Benjamin’s poetics of the step KIFF BAMFORD Acconci’s Pied-a-terre: Taking the archive for a walk STEPHEN HODGE ‘Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself’ DEE HEDDON Turning 40: 40 Turns: Walking and friendship TOWNLEY AND BRADBY Conversations After Dark HAYDEN LORIMER Surfaces and Slopes MIKE PEARSON Warplands: Alkborough PERDITA PHILLIPS Walk ’til You Run Out of Water GREGG WHELAN Running Through a Field: Performance and humanness MARGARET AMES Memory, Identity and a Desire to Dance ADRIAN HOWELLS [artist’s pages] Foot Washing for the Sole JOHANNES BIRRINGER The Un-Seeing Eyes of the Foot: In memoriam Kazuo Ohno SIMON PERSIGHETTI A Mis-Guide Walks to the Shoe Museum. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
Louise Gray sniffs out the latest projects by Curious, Kira O Reilly and Third Angel.
Journal of Writing in creative Practice Volume 2 Number 1
Essays and creative texts accompany the photographic and textual documentation.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433), the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)