Performance and Technology (BOK)

Susan Broadhurst

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Now in paperback and with a new Preface, this collection of writings from international contributors who specialize in a diverse range of digital art and performance practices, surveys various aspects of performance and technology. The discussions interrogate the interaction between new technologies and performance practice. Furthermore, in an innovative way they link the sensuous contact that must exist between the physical and virtual, together with the resultant corporeal transformation. Not only do bodies morph and (de)morph but their identities consequently become destabilized. In certain technological practices, physicality is both transcended and ludically inscribed - the play (jouer) being all. Consequently, digital practices potentiate creative and aesthetic possibilities and demand new perceptive strategies that not only affirm sensate presence but also 'deceive'. The work identifies a new performance practice at the cutting edge of experimentation, and at the same time explores the evolution of new art practices. Especially, practices that are pivotal in alternative and also mainstream performance and popular culture.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Susan Broadhurst
Nature Pub Group/Palgrave Macm
ISBN 9780230293656
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 14,1cm x 21,6cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 280 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
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