Risk, Participation, and Performance Practice: Critical Vulnerabilities in a Precarious World

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Alice O'Grady
Springer, 17 בנוב׳ 2017 - 264 עמודים

This book explores a range of contemporary performance practices that engage spectators physically and emotionally through active engagement and critical involvement. It considers how risk has been re-configured, re-presented and re-packaged for new audiences with a thirst for performances that promote, encourage and embrace risky encounters in a variety of forms. The collection brings together established voices on performance and risk research and draws them into conversation with next generation academic-practitioners in a dynamic reappraisal of what it means to risk oneself through the act of making and participating in performance practice. It takes into account the work of other performance scholars for whom risk and precarity are central concerns, but seeks to move the debate forwards in response to a rapidly changing world where risk is higher on the political, economic and cultural agenda than ever before.

 

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Risky Aesthetics Critical Vulnerabilities and Edgeplay Tactical Performances of the Unknown
1
Moral Codes Being Decent and Doing it Right
30
Memory Technology and Risk in Simon McBurneys The Encounter and Robert Lepages 887
31
The Risks of Politically Motivated Public Space Performance Practices
57
A DecisionMaking Model for Safe Ethical and Flexible Practice when Incorporating Personal Stories in Applied Theatre and Performance
79
Flirting Whispering and Sharing Stories in the Dark
110
Torque Shows Intimacy 2014 and the Experience of Vulnerability in Performance and Spectatorship
113
Strategies of Vulnerability in Vertical Citys All Good Things and Trace
131
Risk Intimacy and Dissonance in Intermedial Performance
153
Identities Playing with Risk and Encountering the Edge
176
Participation and Delegation in South African Contemporary Live Art
179
Addiction Performance and Aesthetics of Authenticity
205
Creating Impact and Identities
232
Index
261
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Alice O’Grady is Professor in Applied Performance and Head of the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds, UK. With a background in drama education, her research is focused on examining the ways in which performance, participation and play activate social agency and engagement across a diverse range of contexts.

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