Performance and technology : practices of virtual embodiment and interactivity.

Contributor(s): Machon, Josephine, 1979- | Broadhurst, Susan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: xx, 203 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. (hbk).ISBN: 1403999074.Subject(s): Performing Arts | Art and technology | Performance artDDC classification: 792.01BRO
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This collection interrogates the interaction between new technologies and performance practice, linking the sensuous contact that must exist between the physical and virtual, together with the resultant corporeal transformation. It features writings from international contributors who specialize in digital art and performance practices.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • List of Illustrations (p. vii)
  • Notes on Editors (p. ix)
  • Notes on Contributors (p. x)
  • Introduction: Body, Space, and Technology (p. xv)
  • 1 Bodies Without Bodies (p. 1)
  • 2 Truth-Seeker's Allowance: Digitising Artaud (p. 18)
  • 3 Transformed Landscapes: The Choreographic Displacement of Location and Locomotion in Film (p. 31)
  • 4 Saira Virous: Game Choreography in Multiplayer Online Performance Spaces (p. 43)
  • 5 Artistic Considerations in the Use of Motion Tracking with Live Performers: A Practical Guide (p. 60)
  • 6 Materials vs Content in Digitally Mediated Performance (p. 78)
  • 7 Learning to Dance with Angelfish: Choreographic Encounters Between Virtuality and Reality (p. 85)
  • 8 Kinaesthetic Traces Across Material Forms: Stretching the Screen's Stage (p. 100)
  • 9 Sensuous Geographies and Other Installations: Interfacing the Body and Technology (p. 112)
  • 10 Body Waves Sound Waves: Optik Live Sound and Performance (p. 127)
  • 11 Intelligence, Interaction, Reaction, and Performance (p. 141)
  • 12 The Tissue Culture and Art Project: The Semi-Living as Agents of Irony (p. 153)
  • 13 Addenda, Phenomenology, Embodiment: Cyborgs and Disability Performance (p. 169)
  • 14 Technology as a Bridge to Audience Participation? (p. 181)
  • Afterword: Is There Life after Liveness? (p. 194)
  • Index (p. 199)