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Creative and Knowledge Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
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Critical Studies on Terrorism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
CTheory     Open Access  
Cuadernos de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales - Universidad Nacional de Jujuy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Cultural Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
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Desenvolvimento em Questão     Open Access  
Developing Practice : The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
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DIFI Family Research and Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Discourse & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64)
Distinktion : Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
Drustvena istrazivanja     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
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Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
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Education, Business and Society : Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues     Hybrid Journal  
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Electoral Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Electronic Journal of Radical Organisation Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Enseñanza de las Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Ethnobotany Research & Applications : a journal of plants, people and applied research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
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European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies - Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
European Review of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
European View     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Exchanges : the Warwick Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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  • Issue 11 - Discipline and pleasure: Dancing inmates in Cebu's provincial
           detention and rehabilitation center
    • Abstract: Peterson, William
      Largely absent from disciplinary regimes in the West since the eighteenth century, when prisons replaced gruesome public displays of retributive justice, spectacle has returned, reaching domestic and international audiences who witness the famed "dancing inmates" of Cebu. The argument Foucault sets out in Discipline and Punish, that the "disappearance of public executions marks [ ] the decline of the spectacle" along with "a slackening of the hold on the body" (1977, 10), is turned on its head by this highly disciplined dance spectacle where pleasure rather than punishment assumes a key role in the rehabilitation process. In the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), located in hills overlooking the second - largest city in the Philippines, inmates daily rehearse dance sequences to be performed before hundreds of spectators from around the country and overseas. These spectators fill the galleries on the final Saturday of every month to witness a full-length dance concert featuring approximately 1,500 dancers in the prison yard. Inmates rehearse up to four hours a day, and the discipline evident in the public spectacle is breathtakingly impressive. Through the global distribution of the work on YouTube, the dancers have found an ever-expanding viewership since 2007, when videos of the performances started appearing online.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:49:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Dance and the distributed body: Odissi, ritual practice, and
           Mahari performance
    • Abstract: Banerji, Anurima
      Images of the body proliferate in the cultural landscape of Orissa, a state in eastern India. Lavishly depicted in painting and stone, poetry and song, in drama, flesh, and myth, the body as a motif is etched deeply in its aesthetic terrain. Ideations of the body are manifest in multiple milieus, such as temple architecture, sculpture, and ritual mahari performance.1 Taken together, they propose a unique somatic archive and reveal concepts of the body embedded in Orissa's artistic heritage.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:49:05 GMT
  • Issue 11 - List of contributors
    • PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Bungaree and the grand corroboree: "white fellow sit down all
           about; black fellow Murry Miserable"
    • Abstract: Casey, Maryrose
      In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Aboriginal public and secret performances, under the general label of corroboree, were the main focus of descriptions of Indigenous Australians. In the early accounts of the settlement in Botany Bay in Sydney, these performances are mentioned constantly, but often only in passing and with recurring negative descriptions such as "terrible shouting," "wrought up to such a pitch of madness," and "a spectacle for pandemonium" (A Bushman 1841, 2; Mitchell Expedition 1839, 3). These descriptions on the whole do not differentiate between types of performances. The exception, and the main performances that are engaged with in detail, are ritualised performances that were part of traditional Indigenous judicial practices. These are often described in a degree of detail in both factual accounts and more fictive, literary texts (Collins 1802, 543; Bellingshausen [1831] 1945, 85-90; "A Scene in the Wild" 1836, 4). But in all sources there seems to have been little attempt to understand either Indigenous ceremony or public performances for entertainment in the first half of the nineteenth century. As William Westgarth stated in his Australia Felix (1848), "the exact meaning of their famous corrobboree [sic] or native dance, beyond mere exercise and pastime, has not yet been properly ascertained" (78).

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Epilepsy, chorea, and involuntary movements onstage: The
           politics and aesthetics of alterkinetic dance
    • Abstract: Gotman, Kelina
      On 11 and 12 December 2009, dancer and choreographer Rita Marcalo staged a twenty-four-hour event at the Bradford Playhouse, West Yorkshire, in which she abstained from her anti-epileptic medication, drank wine, ate chocolate, subjected herself to strobe lighting, and abstained from sleep. She called this event Involuntary Dances. Its aim was to enable her to trigger an epileptic seizure, for the benefit of a public gathered for the occasion, awaiting the fit, which never came. The performance-part of a trilogy of works exploring epilepsy, drugs, and movement - provoked a furore among medical professionals and members of the arts community: Marcalo was accused of exploiting her condition, making poor art, failing to raise awareness about epilepsy, and wasting funds. This essay argues that her performance, on the contrary, contributes to a long legacy of public demonstrations of epilepsy, chorea, and other epileptiform neurological disorders onstage, not least at the Salp tri re Hospital in Jean-Martin Charcot's famous Lecons du mardi. A cast of medical students, artists and writers attended these lecture-performances in the late nineteenth century, contributing to what Rae Beth Gordon has described as the emergence of epileptic singers on cabaret stages across Europe, convulsing, twitching, and jerking their bodies from the Moulin Rouge to the new comic cinema (Gordon 2003, 626ff; Gordon 2001, 534ff). But Marcalo's "dances," also indebted to a legacy of medical (and body) performance art from Orlan to Franko B, position her as the author of her epileptic spectacle, reversing the authorial role as well as the performer's status as freak and "other." In doing so, she is extending the conversation on medicalised bodies, ownership, voyeurism, and privacy to the edges of dance.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Performing between intention and unconscious daily gesture. How
           might disabled dancers offer us a new aesthetic sensibility'
    • Abstract: Ames, Margaret
      In her key essay "Strategic Abilities: Negotiating the Disabled Body in Dance," Ann Cooper Albright critiques the production and appeal of the "supercrip" (Albright 2001, 60): the dancer who does not let physical limitations stop him/her from being a dancer, creating "representational frames of traditional proscenium performances, emphasizing the elements of virtuosity and technical expertise to reaffirm a classical body in spite of its limitations" (61). In the paradigm of the supercrip, the desire to be the same rather than other clearly positions the technically trained and nondisabled dancer's body as the ideal of aesthetic beauty. In opposition to this, Albright proposes that we must "consciously construct new images and ways of imaging the disabled body" (ibid.). My argument in this paper runs parallel to this. I want to propose that it is exactly the disability and its marks of symptom - its signs of pathology - that produces a new and radical aesthetic. An able-bodied virtuoso cannot produce this aesthetic and the site of resistance to interpellation that is found in this kind of performance. Here I will argue that in Brighton Beach, by Welsh company Cyrff Ystwyth, the performer Edward Wadsworth positions himself and appropriates space as an individual; by this I mean that he appears before his audience as a coherent subject and agent. In reversing the order of discourse between able and disabled bodies, the non-disabled performer finds himself/herself at a disadvantage, but the political implications of this reversal are not my direct concern in this paper. Rather I am interested in the aesthetic affects generated by such a performance, and more specifically what happens in the encounter in the room - in how the performer produces such affects in his choreography, and how his action produces emotional resonance and intensity within me as facilitator and witness. What new territory lies here in-between standard notions of virtuosity and disability' What new implications for aesthetic readings of the body in performance emerge from in-between this performer's specific corporeal characteristics and the ideology of the classical body that privileges, as Albright states, "ability within dance" (84).

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Talking to My Left Foot : Performative Moves In-Between Self an
           d Landscape in Yosemite National Park
    • Abstract: Ness, Sally Ann
      The words came out encouragingly. They were gently coaxing but intently focused. They could have been directed at a child or a puppy dog or even a baby bird. However, this was not the case. I was talking to myself - or at least to a part of myself. Or at least I was talking to what I would have thought was a part of myself. I was talking to my own left foot and to the general area above it up to the knee joint.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Learning the lunge: Motility in crocodile country
    • Abstract: Rossmanith, Kate
      In March 2006, a Port Douglas man in far north Queensland, Australia, found a saltwater crocodile, two and a half metres long, in his garage. It took six rangers from the wildlife sanctuary to rope the animal and return it to its nearby home. The croc had been seeking refuge from an impending cyclone and, according to rangers, it had sensed the sudden low-pressure system in the atmosphere and went searching for higher ground. The location of the man's garage had once been crocodile wetland.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Choreographing the airport: Travels in thirdspace
    • Abstract: Shih Pearson, Justine
      In May of 2006 a short article appeared in the Dance section of The New York Times. It concerned the soon-to-begin renovation of Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), site of the iconic 1962 Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight Centre designed by modernist architect Eero Saarinen. Closed for business soon after TWA's demise in 1994, Saarinen's terminal had been heritage listed, but its future uncertain, for close to a decade. Now occupied by budget carrier JetBlue Airways, the terminal was to undergo a revival of sorts, aligning its super-cool retrofuturist styling with the new super-cool kid on the block. Saarinen's swooping, bird-like concrete structure is symbolic of the glamorous Jet Age of travel, and is well loved by architectural critics. The article caught my eye, however, because it interviewed two performance makers involved with the project: the theatre designer/ architect David Rockwell whose architectural firm Rockwell Group was contracted to work on the interior design, and the choreographer Jerry Mitchell whom Rockwell had worked with on several Broadway productions including 2002's Hairspray and a 2000 revival of The Rocky Horror Show.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Between machines and humans: Reflexive anthropomorphism in
           Japanese robot competitions
    • Abstract: Sone, Yuji
      ROBO-ONE is an organisation that runs popular hobby robot competitions in Japan. It showcases humanoid combat: two small-sized robots of human-like appearance, typically thirty to fifty centimetres tall, do battle in a fighting arena, a ring of around three metres in diameter. While shuffling forwards, sideways, or backwards, these bipedal, remote-controlled robots try to take their opponents down or force them outside the ring by punching, pushing, or shoving. Most of these bipedal machines are made in whole or in part from hobby robot kits available on the retail market, such as Kondo Kagaku's KHR-1. These robots can be programmed to walk and run, as well as to perform gymnastics, dance routines, or combat movements. They can be dressed up as mechanical warriors, doll- or animal-like characters, or as fantasy figures.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 11 - Introduction
    • Abstract: Card, Amanda; Shih Pearson, Justine
      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:24:40 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Back Issues
    • PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - List of Contributors
    • PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Thirty Years of Reception Studies: Empirical, Methodological
           and Theoretical Advances
    • Abstract: Sauter, Willmar
      Numerous projects are analyzed to explain the various empirical, methodological and theoretical developments that have taken place in the area of reception studies.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - The Great Resonator: What Historical Anthropology and An
           Ethnographic Approach to the Auditorium Tell Us About Audience
    • Abstract: Mervant-Roux, Marie-Madeleine; Casas, de Ghislain; McAuley, Gay
      The author has conducted different researches to verify the hypothesis, which compares the audience to a resonator or sound box. The application of the ethnographic and anthropological studies in analyzing the characteristics of the audience is also demonstrated.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Rich Kids Can't Cry: Reflections on the Viewing Subject in Bali
    • Abstract: Hobart, Mark
      Various studies of the people in Bali are conducted to analyze the implications caused by the practices of the theatre and television audiences. The research that has been conducted and the conclusions drawn from the same are all discussed in detail.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - The Theatregoer's Epiphany: Becoming a Theatregoer
    • Abstract: Lewis, Jonathan
      The author presents a complete analysis of the various characteristics and the factors that help an individual in becoming a theatregoer. Magic, religion, familiarity and theatrical epiphany are shown to be some of the factors related to the audience of the theatre.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Visitors Becoming Audiences: Negotiating Spectatorship in
           Museum Performance
    • Abstract: Jackson, Anthony
      The article discusses the various studies that have been conducted to explain the transitions that make a person from a visitor to an audience in a museum or historical settings. The changes that have taken place in the museum theatre and the engagement of audience in the same are also explained.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Spectator on Duty: Teatro Del Lemming's 'Audiencing Trouble'
    • Abstract: Calchi Novati, Gabriella
      Teatro del Lemming, an Italian theatre company has one thing common in all its shows, i.e. audiencing trouble, the sensual and physical involvement of the spectators in the live performance. The various features that lead to the onset of this particular phenomenon are discussed in detail in the article.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Uncertainties That Matter: Risk, Response-ability, Ethics and
           the Moment of Exchange in Live Art
    • Abstract: Hadley, Bree; Trace, Genevieve; Winter, Sarah
      The various risks, responses, ethics and the moments of exchange related to the different Live Art practices are discussed in the article. The various mechanisms of reception, as well as response and the various uncertainties observed in the discussed form of art are also explained.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Decoding the Audience: A Theoretical Paradigm for the Analysis
           of the 'Real' Audience and Their Creation of Meaning
    • Abstract: Fearon, Fiona
      The author discusses the recently developed ethnography methodology, which is used for assessing the way audience watch a show and can also explain the decoding done by them. The various surveys that have been conducted for studying the same are also explained.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Suspended Selves: Illusion and Transcendence in the Shows of
           Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon
    • Abstract: Duguay, Sylvain
      The various shows of artists like Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon are analyzed to explain the impact of various conventional shows and theatres on the way people understand about their true self. The connections that are formed between the audience and the text of the performance are also analyzed.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Pleasure Out of Suffering: Negotiating Material Reality through
           Fetishism and Disavowal in 'Food Court'
    • Abstract: McGillivray, Glen
      The author studies the play, Food Court to explain the various ways in which the beliefs and disbeliefs of a person lead to him liking or disliking a particular scene or act. The pleasure and satisfaction derived by the audience from the suffering of someone else on stage are also being talked about.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Feeling Them Ride: Corporeal Exchange in Cross-country Mountain
           Bike Racing
    • Abstract: Bicknell, Kath
      The article employs the case-study of a corporal exchange of a cross-country mountain bike racing event in Australia to elaborate the feedback process in a situation where in the spectators have already experienced the circumstances and feelings of the performers. The connection that is established between these two parties in such sporting events is discussed in detail.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Fifteen Theses on Transcendental Intersubjective Audience
    • Abstract: Grant, Stuart
      The author talks about the conclusions that can be drawn from the studies that have been conducted to explain the concept and horizon of transcendental intersubjective audience. The various theses discussed in here describe audience as an entity that come before performance and is also very much required by the performance.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - In Front of Our Eyes: Presence and the Cognitive Audience
    • Abstract: Ralley, Richard; Connolly, Roy
      The concept of presence and the way it impacts the different attributes of the theatre practitioners. The way the performers and the audience communicate non-verbally and the different properties of presence are all discussed.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Vital Contact: Creating Interpretive Communities in a Moment of
           Theatrical Reception
    • Abstract: Lilley, Heather
      The author talks about the concept of audience reception, where in the spectators in a theatre consider themselves to be a part of larger community, hence leading to changes in their consciousness. The various studies that have been conducted for the promotion of theatre as a social event are also discussed.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - Asking the Audience: Audience Research and the Experience of
    • Abstract: Reason, Matthew
      There are various methodological and philosophical points related to the researches that are conducted to judge and figure out the experiences and comments of the audience after a performance. The relation between talk and experience and the perception of these experiences as different symbolic things are discussed in the article.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 10 - On Audiencing: The Work of the Spectator in Live Performance
    • Abstract: Ginters, Laura
      There are a large number of studies and researches that are being conducted for explaining the significance of audience and spectators in a live performance. The article discusses these findings and also explains the way in which the spectators and the performances affect each other.

      PubDate: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 11:35:08 GMT
  • Issue 9 - List of Contributors
    • PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Fundacja Pogranicza: Performance and the Polish Borderlands
    • Abstract: Watson, Ian
      The key aims and objectives of the Fundacja Pogranicza, an organization of the Borderland Foundation are discussed. The organization has worked towards harnessing the arts as a medium that addresses issues of cultural, national, and ethnic difference.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - The People of Ritual: Odin Teatret's 'Festuge'
    • Abstract: Ledger, Adam J
      The key aspects and features of 'Festuge' or festival week organized by Odin Teatret in Holstebro, Denmark are discussed. The Festuge comprises of regular theatre performances, parades, music concerts, exhibitions, street theatre, discussion and even markets.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Creating Images and Telling Stories: Decolonising Performing
           Arts and Image-based Research in Aotearoa/New Zealand
    • Abstract: Halba, Hilary
      The theoretical arguments around the indigenous Kaupapa Maori academic research paradigm in Aotearoa/New Zealand are discussed. The reciprocal nourishment that lay in stories is also highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Protocols of Engagement: 'Community Cultural Development'
           Encounters an Urban Aboriginal Experience
    • Abstract: Dwyer, Paul; Syron, Liza-Mare
      The complex politics and protocols of cultural exchange in a community-based performance project are discussed. The key aspects and features of the ongoing Gathering Ground (GG) project are highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Biopoligraphy
    • Abstract: Kershaw, Baz
      Two letters discussing 'Biopoligraphy'.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Theatricalising Terrorism: Johann Kresnik's Ulrike Meinhof and
           the Red Army Faction
    • Abstract: Kolb, Alexandra
      The review and analysis of Johann Kresnik's 'Ulrike Meinhof' is discussed. The tertium comparation is between terrorism and the performative act, using the campaign of the Red Army Faction (RAF) and associated groups as a historical paradigm is analyzed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Playing Your Role: Identity and Community-based Performance in
           Contemporary Northern Ireland
    • Abstract: Jennings, Matt
      Notions of identity and community continue to remain fraught in Northern Ireland. Arts practitioners and organizations negotiate the potential fields of conflict between identity and community while struggling with the requirements of cultural policy.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Staging Encounters with the Radically Absent(Ed): The Politics
           and Ethics of Performance in Some Recent Examples of UK-Based Art and
           Theatre about Forced Migration and Asylum
    • Abstract: Schaefer, Kerrie
      The ways in which some recent performance work in the UK has formed critical and creative responses to tragic events are discussed. The main purpose is to explore an alternative to a tragic response to a world, that is in itself tragic.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Refugee Advocacy and the Theatre of Inclusion
    • Abstract: Hazou, Rand
      The place that the theatre holds in relation to the wider social movement of refugee advocacy in Australia is discussed. The various kinds of interventions in support of asylum seekers emerging at the intersection between the theatre, the community, and refugee advocacy in Australia; and strategies of inclusion and participation that community theatre events involve are highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Unsettled Country: Coming to Terms with the Past
    • Abstract: McAuley, Gay
      Two important events, each with a strong performance dimension - the apology of the Australian Prime Minister to the Stolen Generations in Parliament and the Welcome to Country chat for the opening of the 42nd Parliament are discussed. The three general observations from this analysis of the two performances are highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Do Theories and Events Deliver: A Tripartite Meditation on
           Social Dramaturgy
    • Abstract: Snow, Peter; Casey, Maryrose; Grant, Stuart
      The notions of social drama used for analysis of social events within the writings of Jeffrey Alexander as a tripartite response are discussed. The loose, metaphorical and insufficient use in other disciplines of terms and concepts from theatre and performance studies is highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 9 - Recasting the Political in Performance: An Introduction to
           Recent Critical Trends
    • Abstract: Dwyer, Paul
      The recent changes and critical trends in relation to Performance Studies are discussed. Performance Studies is characterized by many of its leading proponents as an academic discipline without borders.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Performing Laughter: Duchenne's Smile in the Light of
           Photographic Practice
    • Abstract: Leister, Wiebke
      The triangular relationship between performer, spectator and stage as mirrored in the association of model, viewer and image in photographic portraiture is discussed. Photographing laughter 'as it flies' means that the mouth is neither half open nor half closed, but is caught in mid-air, neither attached to the future nor the past.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Pathos, Pathology and the Still-mobile Image: A Warburgian
           Reading of Held by Garry Stewart and Lois Greenfield
    • Abstract: Marshall, Jonathan
      At the dawn of the twentieth century, European society seemed to be hurtling into the future. Etienne-Jules Marey was producing his influential stop-motion images and composite photographs of moving bodies at his Physiological Laboratory from 1880 to 1903 (figs 1-2), while the Lumiere brothers screened the first movie in 1895. At the same time, however, figures such as Marey's colleague Paul Richer (lecturer in physiology and aesthetics at the Paris School of Fine Arts) and their German peer Aby Warburg sought to give the image back to the stability of history and the past, to ground this newly activated sense of embodied mobility within a hierarchical narrative of Classical art and aesthetics. Richer's extension of the canon of Classicism to encompass those recently described "incessant changes" in the plastic shape and position of the limbs and their muscles constituted an attempt to produce a Modern rationalist model of beaux-arts academicism (1897a; Marshall 2007 2008b). Warburg's formulation of the opposition between the Dionysian mobility of Classical art and its Apollonian formalism, by contrast, represented an avant-garde response to the challenges of Modernity and movement (Warburg 1999).

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Theatrical Photography, Photographic Theatre and the Still: The
           Photography of Sophie Moscoso at the Theatre du Soleil
    • Abstract: Anderson, Joel
      Photography impacts upon how theatre performance is seen and done, just as performance impacts upon photography. The significance of video being employed at the Theatre du Soliel just as dynamic ways of viewing video have changed the viewer's relationship to the still is highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Theatre as Post-operative Follow-up: 'The Bougainville Photoplay
    • Abstract: Dwyer, Paul
      The Bougainville Photoplay Project aims at the process of post-violence reconciliation in Bougainville. However the effort is not easily welcomed by the Bougainville people as they are not easily reconciled between Australia and Bougainville.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Image and Performance
    • Abstract: Yang, William; Lo, Jacqueline
      William Yang, an Asian Australian theatre artist explored the ethnicity and gender issues in his works. His work highlights the emotion, recognition and alienation both in respect to host land Australia and home land China.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Craving the Whole Essence: The Photograph as Document, Artwork
           and Framework in the Theatre of Vs. E. Meyerhold
    • Abstract: Simpson, Amy
      Report presented discusses the photographs of the theatre of Vsevolod Meyerhold as a document and artwork. Report aims at finding the hierarchical relationship between theatre and photo-documentation.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Capturing Absence: Walking Performance and Photography
    • Abstract: Fischer, Ralph; George, Alys X
      Note presented examines the concepts of absence in three walking performances where photography plays an important role. For the analysis photography and footprints are used to compare the durability and presence.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Oracular Practice, Crip Bodies and the Poetry of Collaboration
    • Abstract: Kuppers, Petra; Cox, Aimee Meredith; Ferris, Jim; Kafer, Alison; Marcus, Neil; Simonhjell, Nora; Steichmann, Lisa; Wilcox, Sadie
      Discussion of 'Tiresias', an Olimpias performance collaboration project.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - A Duet between Performer and Photographer
    • Abstract: Lohr, Heidrun; McAuley, Gay
      The relationship between theatre photography and performance, and different techniques used in dance photography is discussed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Still Not Seen: The Hidden Archive of Performance
    • Abstract: McGillivray, Glen
      Performance art needs documentation like photographs or video recordings in order to keep it alive otherwise these arts will disappear as the time passes. If such arts are in hidden archive then the chance of losing those works is more.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Performance Art and Its Documentation: A Photo/Video Essay
    • Abstract: Marsh, Anne
      Jill Orr's 'She had a long golden hair' event is used as a case study to explore the performance art and its documentation. It is concluded that performance art should be documented so that it can be transported to other media.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 8 - Photography and Live Performance: Introduction
    • Abstract: McAuley, Gay
      The relationship between photography and theatre dates back to the earliest days of the invention of photography in the mid-nineteenth century when actors went to photographers' studios and posed in costume and in character and began to discover the potential of these studio portraits for publicity and promotional purposes (Buszek 1999). Photographers seem to have been equally fascinated by actors, whose expressive faces and bodies, and ability to hold a pose, made them ideal subjects for the camera at that stage of its development.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - List of Contributors
    • PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Tracing New Absence Events for Place-making and Place-faking
    • Abstract: Cohen, Michael
      Some examples of works staged in three places not usually used for cultural activities are presented in the context of street performance, site-based performance and mass civic events. The manner in which these performances enhance public perception of space as context through place-making and also simultaneously exaggerate its significance through place-faking is analysed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - St Catherine's Chapel Pilgrimage: A Guide
    • Abstract: Lawrence, Kate
      A guidebook on a collaborative performance between visual artist Janine Creaye and dance artist Kate Lawrence, which was a forty-minute pilgrimage from Electric Theatre in Guildford to St. Catherine's Chapel, is presented. The manner in which the guidebook explores the journey between site-related history and memory, while also intentionally blurring the lines between fact and fiction in order to make it more interesting is discussed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Engrounded a Developing Theory of Site-based Performance in the
           Context of Cognitive Linguistics
    • Abstract: Anderson, Mary Elizabeth
      The significance of the 2005 performance 'Dictionary of Atmospheres' which involved a journey to Alice Springs, Northern Territory, is discussed. The ways in which the performance highlighted balance as a site-specific mode of thinking and activity and the performing bodies as conduits of place are described.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Playing with Fire Staging Lines of Fire: A Site-specific Project
    • Abstract: Warrington, Lisa
      The features and merits of the site-specific performance 'Lines of Fire' performed at the Dunedin Railway Station to commemorate the centenary of the Dunedin Railway Station are discussed. The manner in which the work, which described a cross-generational story and the destinies of three women waiting at the station to board a train, used the site as an effective background by taking the audience through different parts of the site is analysed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Not Going Quietly the Royal on the Move Procession Place,
           History, Memory and Community-based Performance
    • Abstract: Schaefer, Kerrie; Watt, David
      The various events at the 'Royal on the Move' procession, which was a community-based performance to mark the closure of the Royal Newcastle Hospital (RNH), Australia, are described. The manner in which the performance aimed to highlight the hospital as a site of local history and memory from the community's perspective is analysed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Nature Moves Centre Stage: Eco-centrism in Community Theatre
    • Abstract: Brown, Paul; Crittenden, Xanthe-Rose
      The relevance of community theatre both as a tool for environmental activism and to gain further insights into human/nature relationships is discussed by focussing on a community theatre project 'Murray River Story'. The salient features and artistic merits of the work are analysed to highlight the way in which it re-positions humans within nature to bring nature to the centre stage in order to enhance relevant knowledge.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Welcome to Country: Performing Rights and the Pedagogy of Place
    • Abstract: Dempster, Elizabeth
      The significance of the customary 'Welcome to Country' ceremony offered by an Indigenous elder before any major cultural and civic event in Australia at present is discussed. It is suggested that although the ceremony is only a symbolic acknowledgement of the traditional owners of the land, it serves to continue the memory of the interrelation between Indigenous and white Australians by using the pedagogy of place or land.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Carnivalising Sovereignty: Containing Indigenous Protest Within
           the 'White' Australian Nation
    • Abstract: Casey, Maryrose
      The subtly different ways in which Indigenous protests are contained within the 'White' Australian nation are highlighted, focussing on such events during the opening of the old Parliament House in Canberra in 1927 and Camp Sovereignty in Melbourne in 2006. The manner in which the protests were framed in carnivalesque formats in media recordings in a manner to affirm the position of white sovereignty is discussed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Kellerberrin on Our Minds
    • Abstract: Minchinton, Mark; de Clario, Domenico
      Domenico de Clario speaks to his associate Mark Minchinton about the significance of Kellerberrin town to him and the implications of his walk to the place as a performance. He also speaks about his experiences en route and the manner in which their walks keep the memory of Kellerberrin in their minds always.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - 'It's a Poor Sort of Memory That Only Works Backwards'
           Performance, Site and Remembering
    • Abstract: Wilkie, Fiona
      The significance of two performances which occurred in spaces other than conventional theatres, namely, the 'York Millennium Mystery Plays' and an outdoor walking performance 'Bubbling Tom' is analysed. The manner in which the performances combined memories of specific sites with current ongoing agendas and depicted them as narratives is discussed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - It Came Apart in My Hands: Reflections on 'Polis' by
    • Abstract: Pearson, Mike
      The salient features and the significance of the multi-site performance 'Polis' created by Mike Person and Mike Brookes as Pearson/Brookes are described. The manner in which the work, staged in Cardiff in different places simultaneously and for several audiences, was used to bring out the recorded memories of the performances and audience responses in a comprehensive manner later is analysed.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 7 - Local Acts: Site-specific Performancxe Practice
    • Abstract: McAuley, Gay
      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Performance Preparation Processes and Their Textual
    • Abstract: Fitzpatrick, Tim
      Two related research areas - the commedia dell'arte and Elizabethan public playhouse performance models are discussed. A text-based illumination of production processes might then in turn illuminate the texts, reveal new aspects of meaning-in-performance and indicate how the playwrights operated, on the preparation process and on performance itself.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Rehearsal as Cartography: Some Challenges for Metaphor and
    • Abstract:
      Some common theatrical models for spatial analysis and the difficulties that occur when they are applied to the analysis of theatrical rehearsal are discussed. The metaphor of map-making is a potentially useful theoretical model for understanding and talking about the construction and interrelation of spaces and places in theatrical rehearsal.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Rehearsal and the Actor: Practicalities, Ideals and Compromise
    • Abstract: Moore, Paul
      The critical capacity of rehearsal study is increased through contextualizing in focus and the phenomenon of rehearsal itself in respect to the actor's broader practice. Theatrical rehearsal is a site of creative endeavor presenting rare opportunities in terms of practice and observation, but also as a symbolically dominant locale which tends to become idealized for actors and academics alike.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Feeling the Right Impulse: 'Professionalism' and the Affective
           Dimension of Rehearsal Practice
    • Abstract: Rossmanith, Kate
      The vital role that rehearsal practice plays in bringing professionalism to theatre and plays is discussed. The rehearsals of some theatre works are cited to try and explain the affective dimension of rehearsal practice.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - 'And There May We Rehearse Most Obscenely and Courageously':
           Pushing Limits in Rehearsal
    • Abstract: Ginters, Laura
      Rehearsal rooms offer a place for theatre artists and performers to fully express themselves with all emotions, The different views and concepts of rehearsal as perceived by various individuals are highiighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Ovid in the Torres Strait: Making a Performance from the
    • Abstract: Snow, Peter
      The key aspects and features of a performance research project that took place in the middle of 2003 that consisted in making a performance version of 3 stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses are discussed. A methodology of performance making on the part of a team of theatre artists as well as the processes of a director/theater maker are highlighted.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - Telling That Story: Marrugeku Company's Creative Process in
           Western Arnhem Land
    • Abstract: Swain, Rachael
      The key aspects of the working process which took place in the Marrugeku Company's in its early work in Western Arnhem Land between 1995 and 2000 are discussed. Such intercultural projects take on deep social and cultural negotiation, which place emphasis on the lived experiences of all participants and are a great gift to offer the future.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 6 - The Emerging Field of Rehearsal Studies
    • Abstract: McAuley, Gay
      The key aspects and features of the new and emerging field of rehearsal studies in theatre studies are discussed. Rehearsal is a work process and the study of such processes provides theatre and performance scholars with greatly enhanced appreciation of the art form and the people that make it.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 5 - Overview Description of TripleAlice
    • Abstract: de Quincey, Tess
      TripleAlice engages the space of the Central Desert of Australia as fundamental to its mapping of a practice - an environment of artistic, cultural and media exchange. Aiming to be held annually, TripleAlice convenes a forum and a series of live, site- and temporally-specific laboratories staged each year in 'the Centre'. Envisaged in stages, concentric circles of artistic and cultural exchange build out in ripples from the centre to establish interchange with artists around the periphery of Australia to then engage with international artists, scientists and thinkers. The forum and laboratories are accessible through an interactive website which is formative of, and integral to, the event.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 5 - Burning Point
    • Abstract: de Quincey, Tess
      Report presents the experience of a participant at TripleAlice project. It presented the Body Weather workshop and visual artist Kim Mahood's workshop.

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 5 - From Observer to Participant: Reflections on the Triplealice
    • Abstract: Harrison, Kristina
      There is an exercise within the Body Weather Groundwork training which is an inves tigation of the embodiment of the elements; fire, water, air and earth. Sitting in front of my computer, on a breezy, salty, summer Sydney night pondering over the TripleAlice project, it is at first extremely daunting to know where to begin writing about the experi ence, due to its enormity and my distance from that place/space. However, on a visceral level my body memory can clearly relate to this Body Weather exercise and I can perhaps summarise these three journeys to the desert as a building of a body with these elements: TripleAlice1 - Earth (3 weeks, September-October 1999), TripleAlice 2 - Water (10 days November 2000), and TripleAlice 3 - Fire (3 weeks, September-October 2001).

      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
  • Issue 5 - Introduction
    • Abstract: McAuley, Gay
      PubDate: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:49:29 GMT
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