Inhabiting the Meta Visual: Contemporary Performance Themes

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Inhabiting the Meta Visual: Contemporary Performance Themes

£7.95

Edited by Helene Gee Markstein and Arthur Maria Steijn

Format: eBook (PDF)

Year: 2016

This publication outlines the understanding of scenographic practice as a combination of numerous theatre-practices that collaborate and include: architecture, lighting, costume, make-up, sound, settings and stage properties, movement, as well as audience participation.

148 mm x 210 mm
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978-1-84888-532-5

Theatre and the many varied expressions of performance practice in live and mediated performance forms, are by their nature inter-disciplinary. The goal of this volume is to develop discussion with a focus on the visual aspects of performance brought up by artists and researchers in various performance disciplines and practices. The volume facilitates inter-personal communication and the exchange of global perspectives, to engage a community in meaningful dialogue. Scenography describes the discipline of performing arts, which include all elements of theatrical presentation. As a definition here it is useful for this volume, because it outlines the understanding of scenographic practice as a combination of numerous theatre-practices that collaborate and include: architecture, lighting, costume, make-up, sound, settings and stage properties, movement, as well as audience participation.

Inhabiting the Meta Visual: Contemporary Performance Themes
Helene Gee Markstein and Arthur Maria Steijn

In Pursuit of the Social in Site-Specific Performance
Artemis Sierra

The Dramaturgy of Wine, the Terroir of Performance: Multi-Sensory Performance-Making in Through the Grapevine
Roanna Mitchell and Krysta Dennis

The Theatricality of the Human Body in Performance Art
Pnina Porter

Facing Things
Andrew Cope

Psychical Distance as a Basis for Perception and Creative Participation
Tereza Sluková

Theatrical Performance in Light of Jean Paul Sartre’s Theory of the Imagination
Mahdi Ansari

Is that a Watermelon on Your Head or a Basket of Fruits? Orthodox Masculinity in Sports and the Paradoxical Erotic Experience of the Roughriders Male Fans’ Drag Expressions
Jorge Sandoval

Live from New York: Movement Performance and the Representation of American Heteronormativity
Colleen Culley

American Showgirl: Ziegfeld to J Lo
Virginia L. Vogel

Reduction as a Means to Enhance Choreographic Potential in Musical Performance
Falk Hübner

Songs for an Injured Environment: Creating Visual Metaphors From a Theatre of Nature
Lisa Parkins

Symbolic Use of Dress-Related Ritual in English and Spanish Oral Traditions
Ana Belén Martínez García

Utzon’s Use of Light to Influence the Audience’s Perception of the Sydney Opera House
Simon Dwyer

iPad Svoboda: The Physical Theatre of Projected Light
Andy Hurst and Judita Vivas

Experimental Music Theatre and Its Investigation: Dieter Schnebel’s Körper-Sprache
Christa Brüstle

Set the Machine into Motion: On Hotel Pro Forma’s Performance Laughter in the Dark
Maria Carneiro

A Live-Time Relation: Motion Graphics Meets Classical Music
Arthur Maria Steijn

Helene Gee Markstein received in 2015 her PhD from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia. Her doctoral thesis was on generating stimulus from scenography and proposed ‘De-sign’ as a tool for choreographic invention. Helene now lives in Gozo, Malta, where she practices as an artist and researcher of varying disciplines.

Arthur Maria Steijn is an artist (MFA), lecturer and PhD-fellow at KADK, School of Design in Copenhagen, Denmark. His ongoing research project aims at developing terminology and design methods relevant for designing and involving motion graphics in spatial contexts. His work can be viewed at: www.arthursteijn.dk