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Active Light Issues of Light in Contemporary Theatre

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ISBN-10: 1494786923

ISBN-13: 9781494786922

Edition: 2013

Authors: Fabrizio Crisafulli, Dorita Hannah, Luca Farulli

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This book looks at various important events relating to the poetics of light in theatre production in the West in the twentieth century, from the great reformists at the beginning of the century to contemporary artists such as Josef Svoboda, Alwin Nikolais and Robert Wilson. The intention isn't to outline a somewhat comprehensive history of stage lighting, instead it is an attempt to identify some basic issues concerning its use. Lighting issues are unshackled from the limited contexts of technique and image, where they often end up only to be relegated, and examined in the context of the performance's space/time structure, poetic and dramatic construction, and the relationship withthe…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Fabrizio Crisafulli is a theatre director and visual artist. He runs the theatre company Il Pudore Benein Vista based in Rome, which he established in 1991. Fabrizio's production work includes space and lighting design, and he also creates installations in addition to the company's activities. He works in Italy and various European and non-European countries. The defining aspects of his work are his use of light as an independent subject of poetic construction, and what he defines as the 'Theatre of Places' (treating the place as 'text' and a matrix for performances), involving research along with stage production. He teaches at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and at RomaTre University.…