Performance, embodiment, and cultural memory

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Cambridge Scholars , Newcastle upon Tyne
Performing arts -- Social aspects, Collective memory, Body language, Human body -- Symbolic aspects, Group identity, Performing arts -- Anthropological aspects, Performing arts -- Semi
Statementedited by Colin Counsell and Roberta Mock.
ContributionsCounsell, Colin, 1956-, Mock, Roberta.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1590.S6 P47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 227 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24104222M
ISBN 101443811203
ISBN 139781443811200
LC Control Number2009288661

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The ten essays brought. Some specific topics examined include Rachel Rosenthal's performances of diasporic cultural memory, puppets and embodiment, resisting the homogenization of cultural memory attached to material sites, and embodiment of memory in Akram Khan Company's Bahok.

Counsell teaches theater studies and performing arts at London Metropolitan University.

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In The Archive and the Repertoire preeminent performance studies scholar Diana Taylor provides a new understanding of the vital role of performance in the Americas.

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From plays to official events to grassroots protests, performance, she argues, must be taken seriously as a means of storing and transmitting knowledge/5.

The new publication, The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory gathers the work of artists and cultural practitioners in dance, architecture, science, and the visual arts with essays that cross boundaries within and between disciplines, and illustrate how the body serves as a repository for book is available on the Wesleyan.

In The Archive and the Repertoire preeminent performance studies scholar Diana Taylor provides a new understanding of the vital role of performance in the Americas. From plays to official events to grassroots protests, performance, she argues, must be taken seriously as a means of storing and transmitting by: theatre histories, cultural histories, and historiography; performance of diasporic and exilic identities; theories of the body and embodiment; trauma, violence, and performance; theatre as testimony and witnessing; Faculty members who specialize in Embodiment and Cultural Memory: Patrick Alcedo; Guillaume Bernardi; Jennifer Fisher; Honor Ford.