Book: (Syn)aesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance

by | 28 Apr, 2009 | Press

By Josephine Machon

About the book

A timely book that identifies the practice of ‘(syn)aesthetics’ in artistic style and audience response, which articulates the power of experiential practice in the arts.

Interviews with:

LINDA BASSETT is an internationally renowned actress. BODIES IN FLIGHT was formed in 1990 by choreographer Sara Giddens and writer Simon Jones, and makes interdisciplinary performance work. GLYN CANNON is a British playwright. MARISA CARNESKY is an Olivier award-winning performance artist and show-woman who has presented performance events internationally. CURIOUS was formed in 1996 by Leslie Hill and Helen Paris, and has produced many projects in a range of disciplines including performance, installation, publication and film. AKRAM KHAN is an acclaimed choreographer and artistic director of Akram Khan Dance Company, set up in 2000. KWAME KWEI-ARMAH is a British actor, broadcaster, columnist, director and playwright. JO MCINNES has performed in theatre, film and television and currently runs her own production company. PUNCHDRUNK is the UK’s leading exponent of immersive theatre, and produces original works of installation performance on an epic scale. JENNY SEALEY is Artistic Director of Graeae, a disabled-led theatre company that profiles the skills of actors, writers and directors with physical and sensory impairments. SHUNT is a collective of ten artists creating large-scale performance events in unexpected, abandoned or derelict buildings throughout London. NAOMI WALLACE is a playwright, screenwriter and poet.

Publisher : ‎ Palgrave Macmillan; 2009th edition (28 April 2009)

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