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Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This title offers insight into a range of art and performance practices that have emerged as a result a more technological world. These practices are integral to alternative and mainstream performance culture and the author explores their aesthetic theorisation and analyses other approaches, including those offered by research into neuroesthetics.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements The Digital: A Preliminary View Selective Aesthetic Approaches Neuroesthetics Live Performance and the Digital Digital Sound, New Media and Interactive Practices Digital Film Bioart Conclusion: Digital Practices Bibliography Index

Portrait

SUSAN BROADHURST Writer and practitioner in the creative arts. She is Professor of Performance and Technology within the School of Arts at Brunel University, West London. She is the author of Liminal Acts: A Critical Overview of Contemporary Performance and Theory (1999) and Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology (2007), co-editor of Performance and Technology: Practices of Virtual Embodiment and Interactivity (2006), Sensualities/Textualities & Technologies: Writings of the Body in 21st Century Performance (Palgrave MacMilllan, 2009) and of the online journal Body, Space and Technology. Susan is currently working on a series of collaborative practice-based research projects entitled, which involve introducing various interactive digital technologies into live performance.

Pressestimmen

'A groundbreaking and long-lasting resource for anyone interested in the uses and influences of contemporary technologies in performance practice and beyond. It will appeal to a range of readers, from undergraduate to postgraduate students studying performance, media and cultural studies, as well both theatre professionals and academics/scholars in these fields.' - Paul Woodward, Department of Drama, St Mary's University College, Twickenham, UK
 
'Broadhurst demonstrates an erudite and sophisticated knowledge of...various critical theories and her arguments serve well as intriguing ways for thinking through performance and technology...Digital Practices is a fascinating and adventurous book, which combines a daunting volume of critical and scientific theory to understand a wide variety of digital performance and art production.' Matthew Causey Contemporary Theatre Review
 
 
'...a facinating and much needed overview of current developments within the field of media and performance. Extremely well structured and presented the text articulates a remarkably clear developmental pathway...anyone interested in the uses and influences of contemporary technologies in performance practice and beyond which will appeal to a range of readers from undergraduate to postgraduate students studying performance, media and cultural studies as well as both theatre professionals and academics/scholars in these fields.' Body, Space & Technology
EAN: 9780230553132
ISBN: 0230553133
Untertitel: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology. Auflage 2007. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2007
Seitenanzahl: 220 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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