Work starts on ‘using’ the (Wo)Man With Mirror user’s manual

Subtitle: Louise’s PhD uses (Wo)Man With Mirror as a case study for performance-dependent heritage and things that need passing on from person-to-person; why we involved an anthropologist; why this blog post is/is not a record. At the Urambi Village Community Centre, Saturday 19 March 2016. Left to right: Louise Curham (Teaching and Learning Cinema), Laura […]

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 […]

Lucas Ihlein: Mediating Experience in Expanded Cinema Re-enactment

The following is a contribution to ISEA 2013 – presented as part of this panel session. The panel, organised by Brogan Bunt, was set up to address the broad notion of mediation – and to respond to his assertion that “artists themselves, in their practices, have begun to move fluidly between paradigms.” “How,” Brogan asks, […]

Disappearing Video, Video Disappeared?

The above photo shows Louise Curham from the TLC making a cracking point at the plenary discussion session at the end of the Disappearing Video Conference. To her right are Lyndal Jones, Andrew Frost, Stephen Jones and Danni Zuvela. It was a really interesting day. Here’s my round-up of a few random thoughts: Stephen Jones […]