William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

by Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781742234601
Publisher: UNSW Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Helena Grehan is a Professor in the School of Arts at Murdoch University. She is the author of Mapping Cultural Identity in Contemporary Australian Performance and Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age. Edward Scheer is a Professor in the School of Arts and Media at UNSW. He has written on art and aesthetics for the Art Gallery of New South Wales, documenta (13), the Biennale of Sydney and the Auckland Triennial.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Regard as if present 13

1 Speaking, acting, narrating: William Yang's slide show performances 29

2 The documentaries 71

3 Private worlds made public: photography, memory and recognition 111

Conclusion: Performing the self in social media: William Yang on Facebook 159

Notes 177

References 182

Timeline of monologues 184

Acknowledgements 186

Index 187

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