Mapping Landscapes For Performance As Research: Scholarly Acts And Creative Cartographies by Shannon Rose RileyMapping Landscapes For Performance As Research: Scholarly Acts And Creative Cartographies by Shannon Rose Riley

Mapping Landscapes For Performance As Research: Scholarly Acts And Creative Cartographies

byShannon Rose Riley, Lynette Hunter

Paperback | July 16, 2009

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Although the sciences have long understood the value of practice-based research, the arts and humanities have tended to structure a gap between practice and analysis. This book examines differences and similarities between Performance as Research practices in various community and national contexts, mapping out the landscape of this new field.
ANNETTE ARLANDER, Professor of Performance Art and Theory and head of the Department of Research Development, Theatre Academy, Finland MARILYN ARSEM, Regular Full-time Faculty and the head of the Performance Area at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, and founder of Mobius, Inc. SHARON MARIE CARNICKE, Professor of Theat...
Title:Mapping Landscapes For Performance As Research: Scholarly Acts And Creative CartographiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:July 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Abbreviations and Acronyms Contributors Introduction PART I: LAY OF THE LANDSCAPE - GEOGRAPHIES, LEGACIES, DISCIPLINES 1 Performance Practice as Research: Perspectives from a Small Island; B.Kershaw Working on the Middle Ground: A Case-Study of Institutional Inter-Action about Practice-as-Research; S.Jones Troubling Performance: Local, National and International; R.Gough Using Performance as a Practice as Research tool in Africa; J.Plastow Rating the Theatre Practitioner: A South African Case-Study; T.Hauptfleisch Performance as Research in Australia: Legitimating Epistemologies; B.Haseman Locating the Artist-Researcher: Shifting Sites of Performance as Research [PAR] in Canada; L.Levin Social Performance Studies [in China]: Between the Real and the Virtual; W.H.Sun & F.C.Fei Artistic Research - From Apartness to the Umbrella Concept at the Theatre Academy, Finland; A.Arlander An Actor Prepares: Performance as Research [PAR] in the Theatre; I.Watson Making a Dance/Researching through Movement; S.L.Foster Performance as Research [PAR] in North American Ethnomusicology; S.J.Graham The Three Configurations of Studio-Art PhDs; J.Elkins Approaching Knowledge, Research, Performance, and the Arts; A.J.Sabatini PART II: CARTOGRAPHIES - TERMS FOR FINDING/CHARTING THE WAY(S) Action Research; K.Yasuda Disjunction: Performing Media Space; N.Kaye Embodiment; P.Lichtenfels Environment; B.Kershaw Lab/Studio; S.R.Riley Medium; S.Kelly Oral History; D.Pollock Site-Particular; I.Noé Situated Knowledge; L.Hunter PART III: MAPPING PAR IN THE US - COMMUNITIES, CLASSROOMS, STAGES, AND HOLODECKS When Is Art Research?; S.Jackson The Oral History Project: Practice-Based Research in Theatre and Performance; L.D.Nielsen University Gamelan Ensembles as Research; H.Spiller Performative and Pedagogical Interventions: Embodying Whiteness as Cultural Critique; J.T.Warren Open up the Box: Pedagogy, Action Research and Art; K.Yasuda Searching for Spalding Gray: PAR Pedagogy, an Undergraduate Ensemble, and 'The Edinburgh Project'; R.Malague Valuing Performance/Practice as Academic Knowledge; L.Hunter Performed Research: Audience as Investigator; M.Arsem Miss Translation USA Goes to Cuba: Performance as Research toward a Performative Ethnography; S.R.Riley Acting (on) our own Discomforts: BLW's [Media] Performance as Research; J.Wyman Theory/Practice as Research: Explorations, Questions and Suggestions; L.Hunter Dramaturgy: Conceptual Understanding and the Fickleness of Process; J.D.Rossini Collisions in Time: 21st Century Actors Explore Delsarte on the Holodeck; S.M.Carnicke Living on the Edge: Alternate Controllers and the Obstinate Interface; J.B.Rovan Select Bibliography Index