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Theater (2010) 40 (3): 55–65.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Bettina Brandl-Risi Bettina Brandl-Risi discusses two performances based on reenactments of historical events: Jeremy Deller's The Battle of Orgreave (2001), which revisits a bloody clash between picketers and police during a miners' strike in Thatcher-era Britain, and Rimini Protokoll's...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of their ambiguities—soaked in the aesthetics of folklore, kitsch, and spectacle. Tompa suggests that “less hierarchical forms of performance, such as postdramatic theater” hold the potential to upset these dominant single narratives with multiviewpoint art, including “forum theater, reenactment, and documentary plays...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... places the pieces into four distinct categories—reenactment, recollection, reactment, and reclassification—each of which allows for a kind of questioning of and engagement with history and the present. Milo Rau International Institute of Political Murder ( iipm ) ntg ent documentary theater...
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Theater (2022) 52 (2): 67–77.
Published: 01 May 2022
... by nondisabled artists such as Anne Wilson Wangh) and the importance of movement and embodiment in Kuppers’s own work—including a close description of ritual dance reenactments she conducted alongside her archival work at Lincoln Center in New York in 2021. Petra Kuppers s Crip/Mad Archive Dance, Lincoln Center...
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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 27–41.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in performance history and her emphasis on perfor- mance, documentation, and performance as documentation make her work a useful point of departure. The majority of the criticism of her recent exhibition focused on the live reenactments by trained performers and Abramović’s own durational performance...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 62–73.
Published: 01 May 2021
... center), real tears 21 are supposed to flow, glycerin is applied under the eyes to help. Of course, everything remains real in the game: seven children and young adults, aged eight to sixteen, and one adult reenact the crimes of the Belgian child murderer Marc Dutroux. Homo narrans is joined by Homo...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., that chart is a kind of ironic reenactment of another chart, a flowchart by Alfred H. Barr, the founding director of the Museum of Modern Art (moma) in New York. It may be said that Barr more or less invented Western avant-­garde art, or at least its history, on the eve of World War II. After the war...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 74–83.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... These are strategies strategies that Rau uses in many of his productions. An actor intimately talks to the audience about the acting school they attended, their subsequent acting career, and relationships with colleagues. Very often Rau stages a reenactment of the casting of community actors. Thus, we get to know...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and to let the world know that it is wrong, for instance, to be homophobic. Rau is neither a communist nor a representative of a religious organization. Early on, he aroused public attention when he focused his theater on so-c­ alled reenactments of past events that aim at neither mimesis nor...
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Theater (2016) 46 (3): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2016
... a reenactment of slavery at a living history museum or a historical theme park, circa 1970. She describes enslavement in anodyne language, delivered in a flat and soothing tone as though to assure the audience that we need not be too embarrassed by her exploitation: “My work is compulsory. . . . I am...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 149–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and ending with the body wrapped in three white shrouds laid on a rug in traditional Mus- lim green decorated with gold script. In the more formal setting of one of the monu- ment’s many galleries, the photographic and video work of twin brothers Hasan and Husayn Essop documented and reenacted...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 May 2021
... racist propaganda to a supposedly Aryan speaker. Soydan reenacts the text in a reserved, sometimes bemused manner, thus exhibiting the absurdity of Breivik s claims. By keeping eye contact with the camera, she invites the audience to share her irritation about the text s contents. Through minimal...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 February 2024
... these events determine the objects and subjects of research. 2. The form of encounter with the archive understands the researcher s body as a place where knowledge is stored and processed. 3. The reenactment of the forms and paths of the objects studied becomes fundamental. 4. The construction...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 104–113.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Dies, recounts the film’s finale thus: “During the restaged meeting . . . Marina cries real tears. Underneath the narration we can just hear Ulay complain to Grigor: ‘Murray, we’ll have to do it again. She’s crying again.’ ” Marina recalls, “To me it was reenaction but at the same time...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 114–121.
Published: 01 February 2011
... the restaged meeting . . . Marina cries real tears. Underneath the narration we can just hear Ulay complain to Grigor: ‘Murray, we’ll have to do it again. She’s crying again.’ ” Marina recalls, “To me it was reenaction but at the same time it was twice real. It was just as painful” (211). 104...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Dies, recounts the film’s finale thus: “During the restaged meeting . . . Marina cries real tears. Underneath the narration we can just hear Ulay complain to Grigor: ‘Murray, we’ll have to do it again. She’s crying again.’ ” Marina recalls, “To me it was reenaction but at the same time...
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Theater (2013) 43 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and ways of seeing this same childhood home from behind her viewfinder with a more “critical eye.”2 Finding herself drawn time and again to the marginal and extreme elements of Philippine society, Rasmussen has documented the Christian crucifixion reenactments that take place during Easter week...
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Theater (2013) 43 (1): 133–139.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and ways of seeing this same childhood home from behind her viewfinder with a more “critical eye.”2 Finding herself drawn time and again to the marginal and extreme elements of Philippine society, Rasmussen has documented the Christian crucifixion reenactments that take place during Easter week...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... However, it was the figure of Georges Ruggiu, the Italian Belgian self-m­ ade reporter and the token Western voice on Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines (rtlm), that brought Rau to the idea of reenacting an rtlm broadcast.7 Since its 2011 world premiere at the Kunst­ haus Bregenz (Austria), Hate...
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Theater (2016) 46 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an original event reenacting, blow for blow, Paul McCarthy’s twenty-­minute 1976 video Rocky. McCarthy films himself naked and in boxing gloves, punching and smearing his body with ketchup, an act of self-­ evisceration referencing Sylvester Stallone and the then-­popular movie. However, Spreafico...