Situation Venice : towards a performative 'ex-planation' of a city
Whybrow, Nicolas. (2011) Situation Venice : towards a performative 'ex-planation' of a city. Research in Drama Education: the journal of applied theatre and performance, Vol.16 (No.2). pp. 279-298. ISSN 1356-9783
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13569783.2011.566994
The article's main concern is to analyse theoretical and artistic factors influencing the attempt by a group of undergraduate students (at the University of Warwick, UK) to produce a "performative mapping" of the city of Venice. In other words, it asks what kind of performance-based strategies might usefully be applied in the process of encountering and documenting – or creatively researching – an "unknown" but highly determined urban situation. Far less an evaluative assessment of pedagogy and outcomes, the overall aim of the article is to delineate possible points of reference in the development of an applied creative practice within the emerging discipline of urban intervention as performance research.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Venice (Italy) -- In art, University of Warwick -- Undergraduates -- Performances|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Research in Drama Education: the journal of applied theatre and performance|
|Page Range:||pp. 279-298|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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