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Being There - XR Performance at PQ23 (2024)
Journal Article
Fergusson-Baugh, C. (in press). Being There - XR Performance at PQ23. Theatre and performance design, 10(1-2),

This article presents a personal, critical reflection on the XR work presented at PQ23 that explores virtual aesthetics, emergent cognitive paradigms and their impact on the art-function of performance. The discussion considers the impact and potenti... Read More about Being There - XR Performance at PQ23.

Composition portfolio for REF (2020)
Other
Slater, M. (2020). Composition portfolio for REF

The three pieces in this portfolio investigate, through compositional practice, the generative effects of two concepts: resonance and collaboration.1 The pieces exploit the capacity of contemporary recording technology to render sound malleable while... Read More about Composition portfolio for REF.

Nightports, 'Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne' (2018)
Digital Artefact
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. (2018). Nightports, 'Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne'. [https://nightports.bandcamp.com/album/nightports-w-matthew-bourne]

A 45-minute album exploring the concept of restriction in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Liner notes (introduction): Nightports is based on a simple but unbreakable rule of restriction: only sounds produced by the featured musician ca... Read More about Nightports, 'Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne'.

The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings (2017)
Digital Artefact
Desbruslais, S. (2017). The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings. [CD]

Simon Desbruslais returns to disc on Signum with an album that continues to expand the repertoire of the trumpet even further, with four new commissions for Trumpet, Piano and String Orchestra Toby Young’s The Art of Dancing is described by the co... Read More about The art of dancing: 21st-century concertos for trumpet, piano and strings.

Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto (2022)
Book Chapter
Drábek, P. (2022). Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto. In C. R. Wilson, & M. Cooke (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Music (761-804). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190945145.013.27

From the late seventeenth century (Purcell’s The Fairy-Queen, 1692), Shakespeare’s plays have entered the realm of music theatre and opera, inspiring both composers and their librettists. Operas on Shakespearean themes have played a seminal role in t... Read More about Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto.

Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity (2023)
Book Chapter
Drábek, P. (2023). Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity. In Y. Meerzon, & S. E. Wilmer (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook on Theatre and Migration (639–650). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-20196-7_51

This chapter reflects on the long history of cultural dialogues in theatre, summed up in the concept of transnationality. Drawing on a range of dramaturgies, it argues for a historiographic approach that foregrounds the transnational and intercultura... Read More about Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity.

English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV. (2023)
Book Chapter
Katritzky, M. A., & Drábek, P. (2023). English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV. In J. Żukowski (Ed.), Triumphant harmony. Władysław IV Theatre (286-313). Arx Regia Publishing

This chapter considers the English players in the light of a radical re-evaluation of previously under-researched visual sources, before focusing on three Habsburg “theatre letters” of 1608, 1617 and 1628 valuably supplementing the sparse documentary... Read More about English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV..

Performative Models and Physical Fictions (2023)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2023). Performative Models and Physical Fictions. Litteraria Pragensia : Studies in Literature and Culture, 32(64), 8-36

Arcadian Theatre is a concept for performance practice that uses fictional scenarios to engage participants in autotelic play that facilitates intercultural (inter-epistemological) dialogue. In so doing, the performance models of Arcadian Theatre ena... Read More about Performative Models and Physical Fictions.

Playing, Viewing, Touching, Modelling, Mentalizing: Theoretical Reflections on PQ 2023 (2024)
Journal Article
Drabek, P. (in press). Playing, Viewing, Touching, Modelling, Mentalizing: Theoretical Reflections on PQ 2023. Theatre and performance design, 10(1-2), https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2024.2334614

Artefacts exhibited at PQ 2023 challenge our disciplinary heritage in several ways: What is scenography now? How does it engage the viewer/spectator/participant? How does it change our conceptions of theatre, performance, and scenography? How should... Read More about Playing, Viewing, Touching, Modelling, Mentalizing: Theoretical Reflections on PQ 2023.

Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w. (2023)
Book Chapter
Katritzky, M. A., & Drabek, P. (2023). Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w. In J. Żukowski (Ed.), Triumfalna harmonia. Teatr Władysława IV (287-315). Zamek Królewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

This book chapter analyses new visual documentary evidence of English travelling actors in seventeenth-century Poland with a special view to the theatrical culture of Ladislaus IV's (1595-1648) royal court. The centre piece of the chapter is analyse... Read More about Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w..

[forthcoming 7 Jul] Nightports at Hull Minster: Transporting a Site-Specific Musical Work Across Physical and Virtual Spaces (2024)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Barnard, M., Martin, A., & Slater, M. (2024, July). [forthcoming 7 Jul] Nightports at Hull Minster: Transporting a Site-Specific Musical Work Across Physical and Virtual Spaces. Presented at International Computer Music Conference 2024, Seoul

'Nightports at Hull Minster' is a musical project that harnesses spatialisation techniques to present music composed of the sounds of Hull Minster, UK, in both the location itself and alternative performance spaces, whilst still expressing the spatia... Read More about [forthcoming 7 Jul] Nightports at Hull Minster: Transporting a Site-Specific Musical Work Across Physical and Virtual Spaces.

Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Hull) (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Hull). [https://thevinylfactory.com/films/nightports-matthew-bourne-live/]. 12 October 2017

A live performance based on the 45-minute album exploring the concept of restriction in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Performance for three pianos plus live electronics. Liner notes (introduction): Nightports is based on a simple but... Read More about Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Hull).

Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Leeds) (2018)
Exhibition / Performance
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Leeds). [https://livestream.com/accounts/3260965/events/8356068]. 16 November 2018

A live performance based on the 45-minute album exploring the concept of restriction in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Performance for three pianos plus live electronics. Liner notes (introduction): Nightports is based on a simple but unb... Read More about Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Leeds).

Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Netherlands) (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Netherlands). [https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl/agenda/nightports-29-03-2019/]. 29 March 2019 - 30 March 2019

Two live performances in the Netherlands (Utrecht and Tilburg) based on the 45-minute album exploring the concept of restriction in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Performance for three pianos plus live electronics. Liner notes (introd... Read More about Nightports w/ Matthew Bourne (Netherlands).

Afterglow (2019)
Digital Artefact
Slater, M., Martin, A., & Bourne, M. (2019). Afterglow. [https://nightports.bandcamp.com/album/afterglow]

Two additional tracks made for Piano Day in collaboration with pianist Matthew Bourne. Nightports is based on a simple but unbreakable rule of restriction: only sounds produced by the featured musician can be used. Nothing else. These sounds can... Read More about Afterglow.