On Sea/At Sea - Co-edited issue of Performance Research (Vol 21:2 April 2016)

Gough, Richard (2016) On Sea/At Sea - Co-edited issue of Performance Research (Vol 21:2 April 2016). [Journal]

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On Sea/At Sea - Performance Research (Vol 21:2 April 2016)
Co-edited by Richard Gough & Sam Trubridge

On/At Sea focuses on the sea as an unbounded, unfixed territory with no recognizable performance cartographies, asking the question – how often does performance go to sea? This is both a literal and poetic question, thus inquiring about specific nautical performances ‘on the sea’, as well as the poetic state of being ‘at sea’, that is, within a fluid, unfixed, or liquid condition. Does the need for survival in this place render artistic, performative expression as something superfluous and trivial? How can a performance culture be shaped by this liquid, ever-moving terrain? Is perhaps, the sea a place where performance is suspended momentarily? We are seldom actually ON the sea and being AT sea is a giving over to the elements, casting off from attachments and moorings.

Item Type: Journal
ISSN: 1352-8165 (print) 1469-9990 (online)
Subjects: Performance > Theatre
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Theatre
Depositing User: Richard Gough
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2017 11:43
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2423

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