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Performance On The Edge: Transformations Of Culture Johannes H. Birringer

Performance On The Edge: Transformations Of Culture

Johannes H. Birringer

Published June 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780485004182
Hardcover
285 pages
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 About the Book 

This text takes the reader on a journey across geographical borders and conceptual boundaries in order to map out the new territory of contemporary theatre, dance, media arts and activism. Working across social, cultural and political fault lines,MoreThis text takes the reader on a journey across geographical borders and conceptual boundaries in order to map out the new territory of contemporary theatre, dance, media arts and activism. Working across social, cultural and political fault lines, the book explores performance as both process and contact, as the commitment to political activism and the reconstruction of community, as site-specific intervention into the social and technological structures of abandonment, and as the highly charged embodiments of erotic fantasies.