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35%OFFS. Haedicke - Contemporary Street Arts in Europe: Aesthetics and Politics - 9780230220263 - V9780230220263
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Contemporary Street Arts in Europe: Aesthetics and Politics

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Description for Contemporary Street Arts in Europe: Aesthetics and Politics Hardback. Street theatre invades a public space, shakes it up and disappears, but the memory of the disruption haunts the site for audiences who experience it. This book looks at how the dynamic interrelationship of performance, participant and place creates a politicized aesthetic of public space that enables the public to rehearse democratic practices. Series: Studies in International Performance. Num Pages: 241 pages, biography. BIC Classification: AN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 146 x 19. Weight in Grams: 434.
Street theatre invades a public space, shakes it up and disappears, but the memory of the disruption haunts the site for audiences who experience it. This book looks at how the dynamic interrelationship of performance, participant and place creates a politicized aesthetic of public space that enables the public to rehearse democratic practices.

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Series
Studies in International Performance
Number of Pages
228
Place of Publication
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780230220263
SKU
V9780230220263
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About S. Haedicke
SUSAN HAEDICKE is Associate Professor in the School of Theatre, Performance, and Cultural Policy Studies at University of Warwick, UK. She has published several articles on European street arts and co-edited Political Performances and Performing Democracy: International Perspectives on Urban Community-Based Performance. She also works as a professional dramaturg.

Reviews for Contemporary Street Arts in Europe: Aesthetics and Politics
'...a very competent book and of clearly expressed conclusions.' - Joanna Ostrowska, New Theatre Quarterly 'Contemporary street arts on this continent, Susan Haedicke's compelling study suggests, effectively stage protests against prevailing politics and provide an aesthetic examination of the many social injustices that otherwise begin to sediment as 'normal'. - Professor Susan Bennett, Performance Research: A Journal ... Read more

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