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.
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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.
The Explicit Body in Performance interrogates the avant-garde precedents and theoretical terrain that combined to produce feminist performance art. Among the many artists discussed are: Carollee Schneemann, Annie Sprinkle, Karen Finley, Robbie McCauley, Ana Mendieta, Ann Magnuson, Sandra...
At last, the past has arrived! Performing Remains is Rebecca Schneider's authoritative statement on a major topic of interest to the field of theatre and performance studies. It extends and consolidates her...