Polis: An Arena for the examination of a South African Town

Notes

The Polis Series was an inter-disciplinary collaboration which explored questions about the performativity of knowledge. It hoped to critique and enact some of the ways in which knowledge is generated in terms of a poetics of the body in performance.

Artist / Author Athina Vahla, Ford Evanson, Mark Wilby, Anton Krueger
Publisher Rhodes University Drama Department
Reference D2079
Date 2012
Type DVD

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