Sensualities/textualities And Technologies: Writings Of The Body In 21st Century Performance by Susan BroadhurstSensualities/textualities And Technologies: Writings Of The Body In 21st Century Performance by Susan Broadhurst

Sensualities/textualities And Technologies: Writings Of The Body In 21st Century Performance

bySusan Broadhurst, Josephine Machon

Paperback | January 20, 2010

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This innovative collection features essays by a range of internationally renowned scholars and reconsiders textual practices in contemporary performance, specifically focusing on the exciting exchange between text, body and technology.
MOJISOLA ADEBAYO, actor, writer, teacher, director and producer RIC ALLSOPP, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Contemporary Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Visiting Professor, Centre for Dance Education (HZT), University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin, Germany PHIL ELLIS, Lecturer in Media Arts and Television A...
Title:Sensualities/textualities And Technologies: Writings Of The Body In 21st Century PerformanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349305839

ISBN - 13:9781349305834

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Foreword; R.Allsopp Notes on Editors Notes on Contributors Introduction; S.Broadhurst & J.Machon PART I: WRITING AND TECHNOLOGIES - NEW EPISTEMOLOGIES Digital practices: new writings of the body; S.Broadhurst Texts from the Body; T.Warr De-Second-Naturing: Word Unbecoming Flesh in the work of Bodies in Flight; S.Giddens & S.Jones The body of the text: the uses of the 'ScreenPage' in new media; P.Ellis PART II: THE BODY WRITES ITSELF. PROSTHETIC HEAD: Ideas& Anecdotes on the Seductiveness of Embodied Conversational Agents; STELARC Performative (dis)closures - sensual readings and writings of the positive body; P.Woodward The Supernatural Embodied Text: Creating Moj of the Antarctic with the Living and the Dead; M.Adebayo The Physical Journal: The living body that writes and rewrites itself; O.Taiwo PART III: PERFORMING THE BODY/PERFORMING THE TEXT. WRITING THE BODY/WRITING THE TEXT Socializing the Self: Autoethnographical Performance and the Social Signature; J.Freeman La Fura dels Baus's XXX : Deviant Textualities& The Formless; R.Mock Bodies in suspension: the aesthetics of doubt in Honour Bound ; R.Fensham TRANSLATION: words movement bits; D.Stoppiello PART IV: CORPOREAL INTERTEXTUALITIES - BODY/TEXT/TECHNOLOGIES Speaking for Performance / Writing with the Voice; F.Templeton Authenticity and perception in the making of Utah Sunshine: a dance theatre/arts film; R.Way & R.Frampton (Syn)aesthetic Writings: Caryl Churchill's Sensual Textualities and the Rebirth of Text; J.Machon Index

Editorial Reviews

'A challenging, occasionally irritating, but always worthwhile entry in a growing critical field. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, faculty, professionals'

- R. Remshardt, University of Florida, Choice 2010 title