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Module Reading List

Performance Design and Space, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Joslin McKinney
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Alston, Adam. 2016. Beyond Immersive TheatrePalgrave Macmillan.

Aronson. Arnold. 2018. The History and Theory of Environmental Scenography. 2nd edition. London: Bloomsbury Methuen

Batista, Anamarija & Carina Lesky (2015) Sidewalk stories: Janet Cardiff’s audio-visual excursions, Word & Image, 31:4, 515-523  

Bishop, Claire (2012) Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship, London: Verso

Bourriaud, Nicolas. (2002), Relational aesthetics, trans. Simon Pleasance and Fronza Woods with Matthieu Copeland, Dijon, France: Les presses du réel.

Brejzek, Thea. (2010), ‘From Social Network to Urban Intervention: On the Scenographies of Flash Mobs and Urban Swarms’., International journal of performance arts and digital media., 6 (1): 111–124.

Brown, Ross. (2010a), ‘Sound Design; The Scenography of Engagement and Distraction’, in Jane Collins & and Andrew Nisbet (eds), Theatre and performance design : a reader in scenography, 340–347., London & New York: Routledge.

Cohen-Cruz, Jan., ed. (1998), Radical street performance : an international anthology, London: Routledge.

Di Benedetto, S. (2010) The provocation of the senses in contemporary theatreLondon: Routledge

Donald, Minty (2012) The Urban River and Site-specific Performance, Contemporary theatre review., 22:2, 213-223,  

Donald, Minty. (2016)., ‘The Performance “‘Apparatus”’: Performance and Its Documentation as Ecological Practice’, Green letters : studies in ecocriticism., published online

Fischer-Lichte, Erika and Benjamin Whistutz (eds) (2013) Performance and the politics of space : theatre and topology, New York: Taylor and Francis

Hann, Rachel(2012) Blurred Architecture: Duration and performance in the work of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Performance research : a journal of performing arts., 17:5, 9-18,  

Harvie, Jen. (2013), Fair play : art, performance and neoliberalism, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Haedicke, S (2012) Contemporary street arts in Europe : aesthetics and politicsPalgrave Macmillan

Hannah, D & Harsløf, O (2008) Performance design, Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press

Jackson, S (2011) Social works : performing art, supporting publics, New York: Routledge

Kaye, Nick. (2000), Site-specific art : performance, place and documentation, London: Routledge.

Klich, R. and Scheer, E. (2012) Multimedia performance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kwon, Miwon. (2004), One place after another : site-specific art and locational identity, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Lefebvre, Henri (1991 [1974]) The production of space, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith, Oxford: Blackwell.

Lehmann, Hans-Thies (2006) Postdramatic theatre, trans.Karen Jürs-Munby, London:Routledge.

Lotker, S. and Gough, R. (2013) (eds) 'On Scenography, Performance research : a journal of performing arts., 18(3).

Machon, J. (2009) (Syn)aesthetics : redefining visceral performance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Machon, J (2013) Immersive Theatres : intimacy and immediacy in contemporary performanceBasingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McKinney, Joslin. (2013), ‘Scenography, Spectacle and the Body of the Spectator’, Performance research : a journal of performing arts., 18. (3): 63–74.  

McKinney, Joslin and Scott Palmer (eds). (2017). Scenography expanded : an introduction to contemporary performance design. London: Bloomsbury Methuen.

Nedelkopoulou, Eirini (2011) Walking Out on Our Bodies Participation as ecstasis in Janet Cardiff's Walks, Performance Research, 16:4, 117-123  

Pearson, Mike (2010) Site-specific performancePalgrave Macmillan  

Sedgman, Kirsty (2017) Audience experience in Rimini Protokoll’s Outdoors, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 37:3, 350-364  

Sotelo, Luis Carlos (2010) Looking backwards to walk forward: Walking, collective memory and the site of the intercultural in site-specific performance, Performance research : a journal of performing arts., 15:4, 59-69,

Tompkins, J & A Birch (2012) Performing site-specific theatre [electronic resource] : politics, place, practicePalgrave Macmillan

Turner, Cathy. 2004. Palimpsest or Potential Space? Finding a Vocabulary for Site-Specific Performance, New Theatre Quarterly., Volume 20, Issue 4, 373-390  

Turner, Cathy. (2010), ‘Mis-Guidance and Spatial Planning: Dramaturgies of Public Space’, Contemporary theatre review., 20 (2): 149–161.

Turner, Cathy. (2015), Dramaturgy and architecture : theatre, utopia and the built environment, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

van Erven, Eugène (2007) Taking to the streets: Dutch community theatre goes site-specific, Research in Drama Education, 12:1, 27-39

White, Gareth (2013) Audience Participation in Theatre: Aesthetics of the Invitation Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Wilkie, Fiona. (2012), ‘Site-Specific Performance and the Mobility Turn’, Contemporary theatre review., 22 (2): 203–212.  

Wilkie, Fiona. 2002. "Kinds of place at bore place: Site-specific performance and the rules of spatial behaviour" New Theatre Quarterly. (18:71) Aug 2002, 243-260

Wilkie, Fiona. 2002. Mapping the Terrain: A Survey of Site-Specific Performance in Britain. New Theatre Quarterly., Volume 18, Issue 2, 140-160

This list was last updated on 24/08/2021