Cyborg Theatre: Corporeal/Technological Intersections in Multimedia Performance (Performance Interventions)
By: Jennifer Parker-Starbuck (author)Paperback
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This book articulates the first theoretical context for a 'cyborg theatre,' metaphorically integrating on-stage bodies with the technologized, digitized, or mediatized, to re-imagine subjectivity for a post-human age. It covers a variety of examples, to propose new theoretical tools for understanding performance in our changing world.
JENNIFER PARKER-STARBUCK is a Reader in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at Roehampton University, London, UK. Her essays on bodies, animality, and multimedia have appeared in a variety of books and journals including: Theatre Journal, PAJ, Women and Performance. She is an Assistant Editor of PAJ and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media.
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Preface: Remembering Introduction: Why Cyborg Theatre? Backspace: Historical/Theoretical Intersections Shifting the Balance: "Abject" Bodies "Object" of Control: Framing the Fragments Entering the View: Triangulating "Subject" Bodies Conclusion: Remembering Bodies, Becoming-Cyborg Bibliography Index
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