This text addresses demonstrates ways in which animals transform theatre's capacity to make meaning, and suggests they expose theatre's negotiations with wider ethical, social and economic questions.
Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.
Explores the histories of race and technology in a world made by slavery, colonialism, and industrialization. Beginning in the late nineteenth century and moving through to the twenty-first, the book argues for the dependent nature of those histories.
Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres. Revised and Enlarged Edition
Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.
Critical analyses of cultural spectacle and social identity by eighteen major Australian scholars and practitioners.
Examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human.
Develops a three–part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti–naturalism, and gender abolitionism.
In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence.
The very best of the worst stuffed animals are brought together in one full-colour volume; with additional features including a DIY 'Stuff Your Own Mouse' lesson, and an author's introduction to the craze for getting stuffed.
Offers a glimpse of new perspectives on how philosophy performs in the gaps between thinking and acting.
Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics.
Collects some of the most exciting, provocative, and moving solo performances on animals, grounded by commentaries that help put these engaging works in a larger context.