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Performance archives - archives of performance

Performance archives - archives of performance

Gade, Rune, 1964- editor of compilation; Borggreen, Gunhild, editor of compilation

This title contributes to the ongoing critical discussions of performance and its disappearance, of the ephemeral and its reproduction, of archives and mediatised recordings of liveness. The contributions demonstrate that despite the extensive discourse on the relationship between performance and the archive, inquiry into the productive tensions between ephemerality and permanence is by no means outdated

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Gunhild Borggreen, Rune Gade
ISBN: 8763537508, 9788763537506
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 480 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Performing arts.; Performing Arts.; Performance.; Performing arts archives.


  1. Introduction: The Archive in Performance Studies
  2.       Gunhild Borggreen and Rune Gade
  3. I: Ontologies
  4. Archiving Legacies: Who Cares for Performance Remains?
  5.       Heike Roms
  6. Unpredictable Temporalities: The Body and Performance in (Art) History
  7.       Amelia Jones
  8. Unstable Archives: Languages and Myths of the Visible
  9.       Julie Louise Bacon
  10. This Way Brouwn: The Archive—Present, Past, and Future
  11.       Peter van der Meijden
  12. “All This is Left”: Performing and Reperforming Archives of Khmer Rouge Violence
  13.       Emma Willis
  14. Living Archives as Interventions in Ea Sola’s “Forgotten Fields&#148
  15.       Rivka Syd Eisner
  16. Choreographic Archives: Towards an Ontology of Movement Images
  17.       Rachel Fensham
  18. Dance Encounters Online: Digital Archives and Performance
  19.       Sarah Whatley
  20. Performance, Again: Resuscitating the Repertoire
  21.       Tracy C. Davis and Barnaby King
  22. The Archive Is Here and Now: Reframing Political Events as Theatre
  23.       Laura Luise Schultz
  24. II: Archives of Performance
  25. Remembering Istanbul: What, How & For Whom? Canons and Archives in Contemporary Art Biennialization
  26.       Malene Vest Hansen
  27. Performing and Deforming the Family Archive
  28.       Mette Sandbye
  29. The Performative Uses of the Surveillance Archive in Manu Luksch’s Works
  30.       Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen
  31. “Sombra Dolorosa” (Guy Maddin, 2004): A Queer Archival Performance
  32.       Margherita Sprio
  33. “Undercover” by Hotel Pro Forma, Performing the National Archive: Staging Cultural Heritage at the Royal Library in Copenhagen
  34.       Annelis Kuhlmann
  35. Flexowriters, Punch Paper Poetry, and Ontological Gaps: What happened to the Unheard Avante-Gardes?
  36.       Morten Søndergaard
  37. Staging the Self (Transformations, Invasions, and Pushing Boundaries)
  38.       Martha Wilson
  39. Archives and the Performance of Becoming “Other&#148
  40.       Catherine Bagnall
  41. III: Performing Archives
  42. Performing the Archive: The Future of the Past
  43.       Paul Clarke
  44. Performing Histories: Archiving Practices of Rimini Protokoll and The Atlas Group
  45.       Solveig Gade
  46. Archives of Secrecy: Yoshiko Shimada’s Art Project “Bones in Tansu—Family Secrets&#148
  47.       Gunhild Borggreen
  48. Labor of Love: Contesting Normative Urbanization in Marianna Jørgensen’s “love alley&#148
  49.       Rune Gade
  50. Escaping the Fortress of Memory: Archive Pathology in Lindsay Seers’s Art
  51.       Louise Wolthers
  52. The Trouble with Straight Time: Disruptive Anachronisms in Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz’s “N.O. Body&#148
  53.       Mathias Danbolt
  54. Un/archive
  55.       Marco Pustianaz
  56. Select Bibliography
  57. Contributors

Author note

Gunhild Borggreenis associate professor of visual culture in the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. She is the author ofDisrupted Images.Rune Gadeis associate professor in the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. He is the coeditor, most recently, ofPerformative Realism, also published by Museum Tusculanum Press.