rethinking why performance matters through the matter of performance
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14 April 2011

Trashing Performance: Cheap Flicks Chat #2

In their second online conversation, Gavin Butt and Ben Walters consider the usefulness of public sphere theory for considering issues raised by moving-image work by performance artists. Texts consulted are Michael Warner, Publics and Counterpublics, 2002, and Nancy Fraser, Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory, 1989. read more »

1 March 2011

Trashing Performance: Cheap Flicks Chat #1

Cheap Flicks is a dialogue project that explores the public reach of low-budget performance when mediated through the moving-image. This is the first of an online series of exchanges between Butt and Walters as they develop the projectís sense of purpose. read more »

29 June 2010

Performing Idea: The ram and the column of air

Author: Joe Kelleher

Drawing on examples of work by Italian artists -the group Societas Raffaello Sanzio and Giuseppe Penone- Joe Kelleher considers the place of rhethoric in theatrical performance read more »

29 June 2010

Trashing Performance: The ram and the column of air

Author: Joe Kelleher

Drawing on examples of work by Italian artists -the graoup Societas Raffaello Sanzio and Giuseppe Penone- Joe Kelleher considers the place of rhethoric in theatrical performance read more »

8 February 2010

Performing Idea: The orthodoxy of subversion

Author: Jonathan Burrows

Jonathan Burrows' second letter to Adrian Heathfield considers how subversive gestures can become the norm read more »

8 February 2010

Trashing Performance: The orthodoxy of subversion

Author: Jonathan Burrows

Jonathan Burrows' second letter to Adrian Heathfield considers how subversive gestures can become the norm read more »

17 November 2009

Performing Idea: Freedom and constraint

Author: Adrian Heathfield

Adrian Heathfield replies to Jonathan Burrows, tracing multiple relations between poetry and dance, the timeless and the timely, Paul Celan and Boris Charmatz. read more »

17 November 2009

Trashing Performance: Freedom and constraint

Author: Adrian Heathfield

Adrian Heathfield replies to Jonathan Burrows, tracing multiple relations between poetry and dance, the timeless and the timely, Paul Celan and Boris Charmatz. read more »

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