Text and 2 DVDs in which artist respond directly to each others writing. Language: Spanish and English
|Artist / Author
|Victoria Perez Royo and Cuqui Jerez
|University of Alcalá
Investigates critical approaches to performance, ultimately aiming to stimulate new discussion between theorists and practitioners.
First edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.
In Nordic languages and English.
Combines performance analysis with contemporary political philosophy to advance new ways of understanding both political performance and the performativity of the politics of the street.
Illuminates the relationship between philosophy and experimental choreographic practice today in the works of leading European choreographers.
This textual and pictorial reader is more than just documentation of an art project. It combines contributions by theorists and a photocomic created from the original project’s texts and visuals by Dejan Dragosavac Ruta to reflect on the proposition of Janez Janša’s eponymous project.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Sx essays, three interviews, and six case studies of performance makers, institution directors, and thinkers, proposing diverse strategies of implication and engagement, opening up possible futures and alternative exchanges between parties that are often too often still seen as adversaries.
Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of ‘performance’ in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of political power. He demonstrates the enduring ability of performance to critique and subvert this power, examining this relationship through five ‘singularities’ in contemporary dance: thingness, animality, persistence, darkness, and solidity.
Anatomy Live turns the modern notions of the dissecting table on its head – using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity, and own knowledge about science and the stage.
The 2015 festival entitled 'Back to the Future', took a hard look both back and forward and examined the idea of 'inheritance'. The DVD is in an invitation to look another look back – at the panoply of contemporary art work.
25/9 – 18/10 2015
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.
This book examines the work of key contemporary choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1990s in Europe and the US.
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.