Shifting Corporealities In Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility And Politics

October 16, 2018|
Shifting Corporealities In Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility And Politics by Marina Grå¾ini
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This book investigates how contemporary artistic practices engage with the body and its intersection with political, technological, and ethical issues. Departing from the relationship between corporeality and performing arts (such as theater, dance, and performance), it turns to a pluriversal understanding of embodiment that resides in the extra violent conditions of contemporary global necro-capitalism in order to conduct a thorough analysis that goes beyond arts and culture. It brings together theoretical academic texts by established and emerging scholars alike, exposing perspectives form different fields (philosophy, cultural studies, performance studies, theater studies, and dance studies) as well as from different geopolitical contexts. Through a series of thematic clusters, the study explores the reactivation of the body as a site of a new meaning-making politics.
Marina GržiniÄ  is a philosopher and artist who lives in Ljubljana and works in Ljubljana and Vienna. She is Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria, and a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the SRC SASA (Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts) in Ljubljana, ...
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Title:Shifting Corporealities In Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility And Politics
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:334 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:334 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:October 16, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319783420

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