Intermedial Performance And Politics In The Public Sphere

June 14, 2018|
Intermedial Performance And Politics In The Public Sphere by Katia Arfara
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This volume is a collection of scholarly articles and interviews with intermedial artists working with the concepts of public sphere at the intersection of aesthetics and politics. It explores the response of socially-engaged artistic practices to the current crisis in politics and media. It also critically examines urgent issues such as rampant nationalism and populism, expanding neoliberalism, the refugee crisis, growing inosculations of corporate and cyber culture, and the ongoing geopolitical changes in the Middle East. Can intermedial performances reflect the present artistic and political dilemmas in Europe and beyond?

The collection provides theoretical frameworks that interrogate the role that spectators as citizens can play in our mediatized world while focusing on the functions of immersion, participation, and civic engagement in contemporary performance and society. The collection provides analyses by international scholars from Europe, Asia, and the USA, covering global performance created in the twenty-first century. It also introduces interviews with internationally acclaimed intermedial artists and companies such as BERLIN, Rimini Protokoll, Dries Verhoeven, Akira Takayama, and Kris Verdonck.
Katia Arfara is Theatre and Dance Artistic Director of the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece, and founder of the Fast Forward Festival. She is the author of the bookThé-tralités contemporainesand the editor of the special issue ''Scènes en transition-Balkans et Grèce'' forThé-tre/Public(2016).An...
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Title:Intermedial Performance And Politics In The Public Sphere
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:267 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:267 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:June 14, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319753423

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