Identity, Performance and Technology
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: S. Broadhurst, J. Machon
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-23 - Publisher: Springer

This project investigates the implications of technology on identity in embodied performance, opening up a forum of debate exploring the interrelationship of and between identities in performance practices and considering how identity is formed, de-formed, blurred and celebrated within diverse approaches to technological performance practice.
Theatre, Performance and Analogue Technology
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Kara Reilly
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-22 - Publisher: Springer

This trans-historical collection explores analogue performance technologies from Ancient Greece to pre-Second World War. From ancient mechanical elephants to early modern automata, Enlightenment electrical experiments to Victorian spectral illusions, this volume offers an original examination of the precursors of contemporary digital performance.
The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: M. Causey, E. Meehan, N. O'Dwyer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-19 - Publisher: Springer

This book reflects on the aftermath of shifts encountered in the maturing of digital culture in areas of critical theory and artistic practices, focusing on the awareness that contemporary subjectivity is one that dwells within both the virtual and the real.
Post-Cinematic Theatre and Performance
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: P. Woycicki
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-29 - Publisher: Springer

A cinema without cameras, without actors, without screen frames and without narratives almost seems like an antithetical impossibility of what is usually expected from a cinematic spectacle. This book defines an emergent field of post-cinematic theatre and performance, challenging our assumptions and expectations about theatre and film.
Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Rachel Zerihan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-23 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Consisting of critical analyses, theoretical provocations and practical reflections by leading scholars/practitioners from the fields of performance studies, live art and creative technology, these essays examine the rise of intimate performance works and question the socio-historical contexts provoking those aesthetic and affective developments.