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Digital practices: aesthetic and neuroesthetic approaches to performance and technology

Digital practices: aesthetic and neuroesthetic approaches to performance and technology

Broadhurst, Susan

'Digital Practices' offers a description of a range of art and performance practices that have emerged within the context of a broad-based technological infiltration of all areas of human experience. The author provides a much-needed overview of current developments within the field of media and performance

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Susan Broadhurst
ISBN: 0230553133, 9780230553132
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-210) and index.
Physical Description: xi, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Digital art.; Performance; Dance; Technological innovations; Performing arts; Performance art.; Theatre; Technology and the arts.; Digital media

Contents

  1. List of Illustrations Acknowledgements The Digital: A Preliminary View Selective Aesthetic Approaches Neuroesthetics Live Performance and the Digital Digital Sound, New Media and Interactive Practices Digital Film Bioart Conclusion: Digital Practices Bibliography Index

Reviews

'A groundbreaking and long-lasting resource for anyone interested in the uses and influences of contemporary technologies in performance practice and beyond. It will appeal to a range of readers, from undergraduate to postgraduate students studying performance, media and cultural studies, as well both theatre professionals and academics/scholars in these fields.' - Paul Woodward, Department of Drama, St Mary's University College, Twickenham, UK

'Broadhurst demonstrates an erudite and sophisticated knowledge of...various critical theories and her arguments serve well as intriguing ways for thinking through performance and technology...Digital Practices is a fascinating and adventurous book, which combines a daunting volume of critical and scientific theory to understand a wide variety of digital performance and art production.' - Matthew Causey Contemporary Theatre Review

'...a facinating and much needed overview of current developments within the field of media and performance. Extremely well structured and presented the text articulates a remarkably clear developmental pathway...anyone interested in the uses and influences of contemporary technologies in performance practice and beyond which will appeal to a range of readers from undergraduate to postgraduate students studying performance, media and cultural studies as well as both theatre professionals and academics/scholars in these fields.' Body, Space & Technology