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Small Acts of Repair Performance, Ecology and Goat Island

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ISBN-10: 0415365155

ISBN-13: 9780415365154

Edition: 2007

Authors: Matthew Goulish, Stephen Bottoms

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Goat Island are one of the worlds 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 and Goat Island , is the first book to document and critique the companys performances, processes, politics, aesthetics, and philosophies. It reflects on the companys work through the critical lens of ecologynbsp; an emerging and urgent concern in performance studies and elsewhere. This collage text combines and juxtaposes writing by company members and arts commentators, to look in detail at…    
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List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.13" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Matthew Goulish co-founded the performance groups Goat Island in 1987, and Every house has a door in 2008. His 39 Microlectures: In Proximity of Performance was published by Routledge in 2000, and Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology and Goat Island, which he co-edited with Stephen Bottoms, in 2007. THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD: 3 LECTURES FROM THE INSTITUTE OF FAILURE was published in an edition of 500 by Green Lantern Press, 2012. He was awarded a Lannan Foundation Writers Residency in 2004, and in 2007 he received an honorary Ph.D. from Dartington College of Arts, University of Plymouth. Goulish teaches in the MFA and BFA Writing Programs of The School of the Art Institute of…    

Prologue A. Introduction(s) B
Performance: B
Environment B
Response B
Body B
Time B
Process: B
Environment B
Response B
Body B
Time C. Teaching
Epilogue Goat Island timeline
Bibliography and References
Notes on Contributors