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Excavating the space between: The collaboration between dramaturge and artistic director

CM Brown, F Graham

Published : 2016


When I think of a place I think of it in layers of time, Janet Frame, In Her Own Words, 2011:152 A key challenge for the dramaturge and artistic director is to negotiate the processes of creative intervention and dramaturgical composition. Here we examine how this collaborative relationship can facilitate fissures between spatial, dance, music, textual and experiential material to connect the past, present and the future. Drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Gilles Deleuze we examine how creative interventions can decentre habitual practice and provide useful tools for excavating the archaeology of site based performance. Our practice research analyses a site specific case study from N..

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