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Craving the whole essence: The photograph as document, artwork, and framework in the theatre of Vs. E. Meyerhold (2008)
Journal Article
Simpson, A. (2008). Craving the whole essence: The photograph as document, artwork, and framework in the theatre of Vs. E. Meyerhold. About Performance, 8, (111-123). ISSN 1324-6089

Report presented discusses the photographs of the theatre of Vsevolod Meyerhold as a document and artwork. Report aims at finding the hierarchical relationship between theatre and photo-documentation.

Masculinity, corporality, and the English stage, 1580-1635 (2008)
Book
Billing, C. (2008). Masculinity, corporality, and the English stage, 1580-1635. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The significance of human anatomy to the most physical of art forms, the theatre, has hitherto been an under-explored topic. Filling this gap, Christian Billing questions conventional wisdom regarding the one-sex anatomical model and uses a range of... Read More

Representations of Greek tragedy in ancient pottery : a theatrical perspective (2008)
Journal Article
Billing, C. M. (2008). Representations of Greek tragedy in ancient pottery : a theatrical perspective. New Theatre Quarterly, 24(3), 229-245. doi:10.1017/S0266464X08000298

In this article, Christian M. Billing considers the relationship between representations of mythic narratives found on ancient pottery (primarily found at sites relating to the Greek colonies of south Italy in the fourth century BC, but also to certa... Read More

Active differences: disability and identity beyond postmodernism (2008)
Journal Article
Conroy, C. (2008). Active differences: disability and identity beyond postmodernism. Contemporary Theatre Review, 18(3), 341-354. doi:10.1080/10486800802123625

This article looks at the recent examples of the uses disabled performers have made of freaks. It examines the strategy of linking freaks and disabled political subjects through the discussion of three performances: Graeae and Fittings' production of... Read More

A Second Life for online performance: Understanding present developments through an historical context (2008)
Journal Article
Sant, T. (2008). A Second Life for online performance: Understanding present developments through an historical context. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 4(1), 69-79. doi:10.1386/padm.4.1.69_1

An understanding of the histories of performance on the Internet in text-based online environments, such as IRC, MUDs and MOOs, and 2D graphic chat networks like The Palace, is highly useful in approaching similar work in the 3D massively multi-user... Read More