The Model as Performance: Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture

The Model as Performance: Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781350095908
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Series: Performance and Design
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Thea Brejzek (PhD, Mphil) is Professor for Spatial Theory at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and an internationally recognised expert in scenography. In 2011, she was the founding Curator for Theory at the Prague Quadrennial for Performance Design and Space (PQ). Recently, she has been a Visiting Professor at Bartlett School of Architecture, UK, and has been appointed to the international scientific advisory board of the Bauhaus, Dessau.

Lawrence Wallen (PhD, MArch, BArch) is Professor and Head of School of Design at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. From 2001-12 he was Professor of Scenography at the Zurich University of the Arts. A trained visual artist and architect, his research and practice is concerned with representation of space, spatial narrative and postcolonial readings of landscape.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction
Chapter I. The Model as Idea and Object in Theatre and Architecture
Chapter II. Staging Politics and Knowledge: From the Ideal Stage to the Model Room and the Mechanical Theatre
Chapter III. Staging the Future: The Model as a Performance of Inhabitation
Chapter IV. Staging Site: The Full Scale Model
Chapter V. Staging the White Cube: The Model as a Performance of Space
Chapter VI. Summary and Outlook
References
Bibliography
Index

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