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  • Editorial: On Proximity

Cranfield, Ben and Owen, Louise, 2017, Journal Article, Editorial: On Proximity Performance Research, 22 (3). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1352-8165

Abstract or Description:

This issue of Performance Research started life as ‘Conventions of Proximity in Art, Theatre and Performance’, a two-day symposium held at Birkbeck, University of London in May 2016. Our desire to put out a call for papers and artist contributions on this theme initially stemmed simply from observing the prevalence across artistic practice of the terms ‘immersion’, ‘participation’, ‘network’, ‘connection’ and ‘interaction’. This editorial explores why proximity is an important lens through which to re-examine cultural practices that might otherwise be considered in terms of activity and passivity, spectatorship and participation.

Official URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/135281...
Subjects: Other > Mass Communications and Documentation > P100 Information Services > P130 Curatorial studies
Creative Arts and Design > W300 Music > W310 Musicianship/Performance studies
Creative Arts and Design > W400 Drama > W440 Theatre studies
School or Centre: School of Humanities
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1080/13528165.2017.1353246
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 13:17
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017 13:17
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2954

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