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Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance - Lepecki, Andre
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How does the production of performance engage with the fundamental issues of our advanced neo-capitalist age? Andre Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of 'performance' in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of political power. He demonstrates the enduring ability of performance to critique and subvert this power, examining this relationship through five 'singularities' in contemporary dance: thingness, animality, persistence, darkness, and ...

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Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138907713

Paperback

Singularities: Dance in the Age of Performance 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138907706

Hardcover