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Archaeologies of Presence
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Archaeologies of Presence is a brilliant exploration of how the performance of presence can be understood through the relationships between performance theory and archaeological thinking. Drawing together carefully commissioned contributions by leading international scholars and artists, this radical new work poses a number of essential questions:
* What are the principle signifiers of theatrical presence?
* How is presence achieved through theatrical performance?
* What makes a memory come alive and live again?
* How is presence connected with identity?
* Is presence synonymous with 'being in the moment'?
* What is the nature of the 'co-presence' of audience and performer?
* Where does performance practice end and its documentation begin? Co-edited by performance specialists Gabriella Giannachi and Nick Kaye, and archaeologist Michael Shanks, Archaeologies of Presence represents an innovative and rewarding feat of interdisciplinary scholarship.
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1 Gabriella Giannachi, Nick Kaye and Michael Shanks
Introduction: Archaeologies of Presence
Being Here: place and time
2 Josette Feral,
How to Define Presence Effects: the Work of Janet Cardiff
3 Gabriella Giannachi
4 Rebecca Schneider
Performance Remains Again
5 Jon Erickson
Tension/Release and the Production of Time in Performance
Being Before: stage and gaze
6 Erika Fischer-Lichte
Appearing As Embodied Mind - Defining a weak, a strong and a radical concept of presence
7 Phillip Zarrilli
'...presence...' as a question and emergent possibility: a case study from the performer's perspective
8 Simon Jones
Out-Standing Standing-Within: being alone together in the work of Bodies in Flight
9 Nicholas Ridout
Mis-spectatorship, or, 'redistributing the sensible'
10 Tim Etchells, Gabriella Giannachi and Nick Kaye
Looking Back: a conversation about presence, 2006
Traces: after presence
11 Amelia Jones
Temporal Anxiety/'Presence' in absentia: experiencing performance as documentation
12 Lynn Hershman Leeson and Michael Shanks
Here and Now
13 Nick Kaye
Photographic presence: time and the image
14 Mike Pearson
Neither Here nor There...