Re-enactment / Repetition / Reiteration / Re-performance as embodied research

The following is a call for contributions to a session at the AAANZ conference in November, in Brisbane. This panel explores the widespread phenomenon of re-enactment as a tactic of embodied research in performance art history. Performance re-enactment (or “re-performance”) has emerged since the turn of the century as an arena of practice and scholarship, […]

Performance Matters Journal: Re-enactment of Malcolm Le Grice’s “Horror Film 1”

Performance Matters is a new journal published by the Simon Fraser University (Canada). The journal is especially interested in: work that focuses on the materiality and the consequentiality of performance: the objects that comprise it, the labour that goes into it, the physical sites that give shape to it, as well as the effects it […]

Line Describing a Cone in 2015

[Anthony McCall’s “Line Describing a Cone”, presented by Teaching and Learning Cinema in Kandos in April 2015, as part of CEMENTA festival. Photo by Alex Wisser] * * * Louise Curham and I first “met” Anthony McCall’s Line Describing a Cone in 2005, when we took it on an Australian tour to Kellerberrin, Perth, Melbourne, […]