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Title A performance cosmology : testimony from the future, evidence of the past / edited by Judie Christie, Richard Gough, Daniel Watt
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 321 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents Intimate conversations : ways of working with the Centre for Performance Research. On ways of working : a view from the bridge / Judie Christie ; Tools for conviviality / Claire MacDonald ; Ways of working : eight things I know now that I didn't know before / Anna Fenemore ; Eye and ear, foot and mouth : mapping performance in three journeys and one withdrawal / Heike Roms ; Express trains : working at CPR / Ric Allsopp ; A family affair / Joan Mills ; The nature and culture of performance / Paul Allain ; Philoxenia : the host as parasite / Daniel Watt ; A little big boots : on participating in Summer shift 2004 / Helen Iball ; Performances of truth / Sibylle Peters ; Singing Praise / Frankie Armstrong ; Pro-found and impossible / Ailsa Richardson ; And before I know it / Jill Greenhalgh ; Ways of working : ten fragments from sixteen years of interaction / Franc Chamberlain ; The courage to create : food, alchemy, objects and performance / selected interviews with Richard Gough -- Testimony from the future : field station dispatches and soundings towards tomorrow. The fields stations : ways of reading ; A river of senses and a touch of otherness / Enzo Cozzi ; Declaration of poetic disobedience / Guillermo Gómez-Peña ; Rupture / Amelia Jones ; Interactive environments and digital perception / Johannes Birringer ; AnimalCam : ocularcentrism and non-human performance / Philip Auslander ; Global feeling : (almost) all you need is love / Jon Mckenzie ; Writing (after) the event : notes on appearance, passage and hope / David Williams ; The scribes of Merlin (an obscure lecture) / Matthew Goulish ; What I can't recall / Rebecca Schneider ; Stones in the mind / Jane Goodall ; Marking time / Mike Pearson ; Aporias of Ekphrasis : the performance archive : archiving the performance / Christopher Balme ; Legwork : thinking showing doing / Joe Kelleher ; Who knows-and who cares-about performance mastery / Susan Melrose ; Incomplete alphabet / Tim Etchells ; Hounded buildings : site, performance and traumatic memory / Dragan Klaic ; The memory of promise : theatre and the ethic of the future / Adrian Kear ; Open wounds / Alphonso Lingis ; Ramblers associations : witness/scopophilia/aprosexia/sight / Mick Wallis ; Dear friends and family / Laurie Beth Clark ; Witnessing the witness / Freddie Rokem ; The effect produced / Patrice Pavis ; Writing of the event / Adrian Heathfield ; An untenable identity formation : eleutheria in eight parts / Michael Peterson ; Eleutheromania : performance art and the war on terror / Edward Scheer ; Deleria/nostalgia : time, space, topography / Michal Kobialka ; Arrested life : a sadness without an object / Alan Read ; Delirium : nostalgia, theatre and public space / Paul Carter ; Why there is wind : power, trees, performance / Paul Rae ; Towards tomorrow : forward ; Towards tomorrow? : processing the limits of performance into the real of time / Rustom Bharucha ; Towards tomorrow? : restoring disciplinary limits and rehearsals in time? / Richard Schechner -- Evidence of the past : for the record, and with the benefit of hindsight. From the laboratory to the centre : history, training, the academy and the book / selected interviews with Richard Gough ; Perfect time : imperfect tense / Richard Gough ; Bibliophobia : an oneiric fable / D P Woveweft ; Circumstantial evidence : a family album : 1974-2005
Summary Exploring thirty years of work by The Centre for Performance Research (CPR), A Performance Cosmology explores the future challenges of performance and theatre through a diverse and fascinating series of interviews, testimonies and perspectives from leading international theatre practitioners and academics. Contributors include: Philip Auslander, Rustom Bharucha, Tim Etchells, Jane Goodall, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Jon Mckenzie, Claire MacDonald, Susan Melrose, Alphonso Lingis, Richard Schechner, Rebecca Schneider, Edward Scheer, and Freddie Rokem. A Performance Cosmo
Notes Published for the Centre for Performance Research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Centre for Performance Research.
Centre for Performance Research.
Performing arts.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Christie, Judie.
Gough, Richard, 1956-
Watt, Daniel (Daniel Peter)
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