Performing Cities

Performing Cities

by N. Whybrow (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349441129
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sue-Ellen Case University of California, Los Angeles, USA
María Estrada-Fuentes, University of Warwick, UK
Mark Fleishman, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Matthew Goulish, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Silvija Jestrovic, University of Warwick, UK
Carl Lavery, University of Glasgow, UK
Laura Levin, York University, Canada
Gay McAuley, University of Sydney, Australia
Jay Pather, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Mike Pearson, Aberystwyth University, UK
Paul Rae, University of Melbourne, Australia
Freddie Rokem, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Heike Roms, Aberystwyth University, UK
David Williams, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Table of Contents

Writing Performing Cities: an Introduction; Nicolas Whybrow PART I: URBAN RHYTHMS 1. Performing Palermo: Protests Against Forgetting; David Williams 2. Sprawled, Distracted and Trembling: Performing L.A.; Sue-Ellen Case 3. Performing Paris: an Ecography of Meridians and Atmospheres; Carl Lavery 4. Performing Chicago: Seven Demolitions; Matthew Goulish 5. Performing Cape Town: an Epidemiological Study in Three Acts; Mark Fleishman and Jay Pather 6. Performing Cardiff: Six Approaches to a City and its Performance Pasts; Mike Pearson and Heike Roms PART II: URBAN LANDS 7. Performing Sydney: Inhabiting the Edge; Gay McAuley 8. Performing Toronto: Enacting Creative Labour in the Neoliberal City; Laura Levin 9. Performing Singapore: City/State; Paul Rae 10. Performing Belgrade: Itineraries of Belonging; Silvija Jestrovic 11. Performing Jerusalem: Religious, Historical, Ideological and Political Scenarios – and Some Personal Ones; Freddie Rokem 12. Performing Bogotá: Memories of an Urban Bombing; María Estrada-Fuentes Index

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