Publication series commissioned by European Theatre Network House on Fire. Co-published by the Live Art Development Agency.
The series focuses on the relationship between theatre and politics, and asks: How can theatre engage in contemporary social and political issues without compromising art or politics? What kind of knowledge or impact can art generate that activism and theory alone cannot? What are the processes and methodologies of political theatre today? It aims at a broader discussion of the conditions, aesthetics, concepts, and topics of contemporary performing arts.
Buy all four books together and get 20% off.
Not Just a Mirror: Looking for the Political Theatre of Today
Turn, Turtle! Reenacting the Institute
Joined Forces: Audience Participation in Theatre
Empty Stages, Crowded Flats: Performativity as Curatorial Strategy
The set comes with a cardboard Performing Urgency wrapping.
During its impressive career over the last decades the term ‘performative’ has been attributed with many parallel meanings in the humanities, philosophy, arts, or economics. Empty Stages, Crowded Flats applies...
Whom to represent, in which way, and with what right? The recent crisis of representation in democracy has also hit the representation machine of theatre at its core. Theatre, long...