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  1. Exercises for Rebel Artists

    Radical Performance Pedagogy

    By Guillermo Gómez Peña, Roberto Sifuentes

    In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ‘border art’. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. ORLAN

    A Hybrid Body of Artworks

    Edited by Simon Donger, Simon Shepherd

    ORLAN: A Hybrid Body of Artworks is an in-depth academic account of ORLAN's pioneering art in its entirety. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms. This single accessible overview of ORLAN's practices describes and analyses her various innovative...

    Published May 20th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Theatre of Societas Raffaello Sanzio

    By Joe Kelleher, Nicholas Ridout, Claudia Castellucci, Chiara Guidi, Romeo Castellucci

    The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio chronicles four years in the life of an extraordinary Italian theatre company whose work is widely recognized as some of the most exciting theatre currently being made in Europe. In the first English-language book to document their work, company founders,...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Small Acts of Repair

    Performance, Ecology and Goat Island

    Edited by Stephen Bottoms, Matthew Goulish

    Goat Island are one of the world’s leading contemporary performance ensembles. Their intimate, low-tech, intensely physical performances represent a unique hybrid of strategies and techniques drawn from live art, experimental theatre and postmodern dance. Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology...

    Published October 19th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Bobby Baker

    Redeeming Features of Daily Life

    Edited by Michèle Barrett, Bobby Baker

    Bobby Baker is one of most widely acclaimed and popular performance artists working today. Over the course of a thirty-five-year career she has toured the globe with her wildly stimulating explorations of 'Daily Life' and has been extensively written about and studied. This fully-illustrated...

    Published October 18th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Wooster Group Work Book

    Edited by Andrew Quick

    The Wooster Group has consistently challenged audiences and critics alike with their extraordinary performance works, many of which are now recognised as ‘classics’ of the contemporary stage. The Wooster Group Work Book accesses, often for the first time, the company’s rehearsal methods and...

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Ethno-Techno

    Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy

    By Guillermo Gómez-Peña

    Guillermo Gómez-Peña has spent many years developing his unique style of performance-activism; his theatricalizations of postcolonial theory. In Ethno-Techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy, he pushes the boundaries still further, exploring what's left for artists to do in a post-9/...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Dangerous Border Crossers

    By Guillermo Gómez-Peña

    This anthology of Gómez-Peña's performance chronicles, diary entries, poems, essays, and texts, sheds an extraordinary light on the life and work of this migrant provocateur....

    Published April 26th 2000 by Routledge