Disability and Contemporary Performance: Bodies on the Edge by Petra Kuppers PDF

By Petra Kuppers

Disability and modern Performance provides a extraordinary problem to present assumptions approximately incapacity and inventive perform. particularly, it explores the place cultural wisdom approximately incapacity leaves off, and the lived adventure of distinction starts off. Petra Kuppers, herself an award-winning artist and theorist, investigates the ways that disabled performers problem, swap and paintings with present stereotypes via their paintings. She explores freak convey fantasies and 'medical theatre' in addition to reside artwork, webwork, theatre, dance, images and installations, to forged a completely new gentle on modern identification politics and aesthetics.
this is often a superb exploration of a few of the main urgent matters in functionality, cultural and incapacity stories at the present time, written through a number one practitioner and critic.

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