Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies: Writings of the Body in 21st Century Performance

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"This innovative collection, with essays by a range of internationally renowned scholars, reconsiders textual practices in contemporary performance, specifically focusing on the exciting exchange between text, body and technology"--Provided by publisher.

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"This innovative collection, with essays by a range of internationally renowned scholars, reconsiders textual practices in contemporary performance, specifically focusing on the exciting exchange between text, body and technology"--Provided by publisher.

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Susan Broadhurst is Reader in Drama and Technology and Head of Drama at Brunel University, UK.

Dr. Josephine Machon is Senior Research Fellow in Contemporary Performance Practice at Middlesex University, London, UK. She is the author of Immersive Theatres - intimacy and immediacy in contemporary performance (2013) and (Syn)aesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance (2009, 2011). Josephine is also joint editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in Performance and Technology and the co-editor of Performance and Technology (2006), Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies (2010) and Identity, Performance and Technology (2012).

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Meet the Author

Susan Broadhurst is Reader in Drama and Technology and Head of Drama at Brunel University, UK.

Dr. Josephine Machon is Senior Research Fellow in Contemporary Performance Practice at Middlesex University, London, UK. She is the author of Immersive Theatres - intimacy and immediacy in contemporary performance (2013) and (Syn)aesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance (2009, 2011). Josephine is also joint editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in Performance and Technology and the co-editor of Performance and Technology (2006), Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies (2010) and Identity, Performance and Technology (2012).

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Table of Contents

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Foreword Ric Allsopp Allsopp, Ric

Introduction Susan Broadhurst Broadhurst, Susan Josephine Machon Machon, Josephine 1

Pt. 1 Writing and Technologies - New Epistemologies 7

1 Digital Practices: New Writings of the Body Susan Broadhurst Broadhurst, Susan 9

2 Texts from the Body Tracey Warr Warr, Tracey 23

3 De-Second-Naturing: Word Unbecoming Flesh in the Work of Bodies in Flight Sara Giddens Giddens, Sara Simon Jones Jones, Simon 38

4 The Body of the Text: The Uses of the 'ScreenPage' in New Media Phil Ellis Ellis, Phil 50

Pt. 2 The Body Writes Itself ... 65

5 PROSTHETIC HEAD: Ideas and Anecdotes on the Seductiveness of Embodied Conversational Agents Stelarc 67

6 Performative (Dis)closures - Sensual Readings and Writings of the Positive Body Paul Woodward Woodward, Paul 79

7 The Supernatural Embodied Text: Creating Moj of the Antarctic with the Living and the Dead Mojisola Adebayo Adebayo, Mojisola 92

8 The Physical Journal: The Living Body that Writes and Rewrites Itself Olu Taiwo Taiwo, Olu 103

Pt. 3 Performing the Body/Performing the Text ... Writing the Body/Writing the Text 117

9 Socializing the Self: Autoethnographical Performance and the Social Signature John Freeman Freeman, John 119

10 La Fura dels Baus's XXX: Deviant Textualities and The Formless Roberta Mock Mock, Roberta 132

11 Bodies in Suspension: The Aesthetics of Doubt in Honour Bound Rachel Fensham Fensham, Rachel 146

12 Translation: Words < - > Movement < - > Bits Dawn Stoppiello Stoppiello, Dawn 162

Pt. 4 Corporeal Intertextualities - Body /Text/Technologies 175

13 Speaking for Performance/Writing with the VoiceFiona Templeton Templeton, Fiona 177

14 Authenticity and Perception in the Making of Utah Sunshine: A Dance Theatre/Arts Film Ruth Way Way, Ruth Russell Frampton Frampton, Russell 187

15 (Syn)aesthetic Writings: Caryl Churchill's Sensual Textualities and the Rebirth of Text Josephine Machon Machon, Josephine 201

Index 217

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