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Liveness and Documentation: Theory

‘Live is premised on the absence of recording and the defining fact of the recorded is the absence of the live’ (S. Wurtzler, 1992:89)

“Theatre companies are forever seeking to extend their audience reach and profile, but how do they turn this vicious cycle into a virtuous one? 73 more words

Performance Theory, Philosophy & History

How is verbatim theatre like a live rock concert?

In his book Liveness, Philip Auslander cites Lawrence Grossberg who writes:

the importance of live performance lies precisely in the fact that it is only here that one can see the actual production of the sound, and the emotional work carried in the voice.

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The Classroom Observer: Unwanted Interruption or Welcome Witness?

By Dr Lee Campbell

Abstract

For many teachers, classroom observation can be a painful interruption/intrusion (Wragg, 1994:15) in the flow of a lesson’s delivery in terms of facilitating a meaningful, creative and enjoyable learning environment that is supportive to both learner and teacher. 2,019 more words

Education

Mad Men- A Study in Liveness

Set in the ever-evolving 1960s, Mad Men is a fictional, historical drama based around Sterling Cooper Advertising Firm in New York, and subsequently the lives of those who work there. 477 more words

Televison Cultures

The Artist is Online

Exploring “possibilities, boundaries, and characteristics of virtual presence” was an evening-long show that engaged performance art made in and for the digital medium. The question of how digitization influences perfromance art posed by curators/coordinators of the show, was driving the project. 414 more words

Art

"I can't go on, I'll go on."

Today has been a slow slog through four (maybe five – I haven’t finished yet – ) of the notebooks I’ve used over the course of the phd as catch-alls. 432 more words

Blogging A PhD