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Bastard or Playmate?: Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and Contemporary Performing Arts
 

Bastard or Playmate?: Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and Contemporary Performing Arts (Paperback)

By Depestel, David
By Debackere, Boris
By Vanderbeeken, Robrecht
By Stalpaert, Christel

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Artistic media seem to be in a permanent condition of mutation and transformation. Contemporary artists often investigate the limits and possibilities of the media they use and experiment with the crossing, upgrading and mutilation of media. Others explicitly explore the unknown ...intermedial space between existing media, searching for the hybrid beings that occupy these in-betweens. This issue of Theater Topics explores the theme of mutating and adapting media in its relation with theatre and performance. Bringing together international scholars and artists, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the subject. Throughout, Bastard or Playmate? is responsive to the cross-disciplinary use of key concepts such as remediation, digitization, interactivity, corporeality, liveness, surveillance, spectacle, performativity and theatricality. The book guides readers new to the area of intermediality, as well as experienced researchers into one of the most dynamic fields of scholarship. Bastard or Playmate? Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and the Contemporary Performing Arts is the fifth issue of the series Theater Topics. This series contains publications about research in and about theatre, each issue giving a comprehensive overview of research concerning a specific topic. This issue contains contributions by Katia Arfara, Edwin Carels, Jeroen Coppens, Nancy Delhalle, Tom Engels, Christophe Van Gerrewey, Eva Heisler, Evelien Jonckheere, Sarah Kenderdine and Jeffrey Shaw, Elise Morrison, Marco Pustianaz, Frederik Le Roy, Anna Teresa Scheer, Klaas Tindemans, and Nele Wynants.
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ISBN 9789089642585
Released NZ 1 Jul 2012
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Format Paperback
Language Dutch
Series Theater Topics (part: 5)
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ISBN-13 9789089642585
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Imprint Amsterdam University Press
Released 1 Jul 2012
Publication Country Netherlands Netherlands
Format Paperback
Language Dutch
Author(s) By Depestel, David
By Debackere, Boris
By Vanderbeeken, Robrecht
By Stalpaert, Christel
Series Theater Topics (part: 5)
Category Theatre, Drama
Performing Arts: Films, Cinema
World History: BCE To C 500 CE
Dutch
Number of Pages 264
Dimensions Width: 160mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 792
Weight 439g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Other Performing Arts
ONIX Text College/higher education;General/trade

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