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Performance Art / Live Art & Performance

Intercultural Theatre & Performance

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‘Interculturalism’ describes cultural interaction which combines the methods of one culture with those of others. In practice, this often means the influence of non-Western traditions on Western art.


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Among the Living: Memories of Lisa Mayo
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Lisa Mayo of the Kuna and Rappahannock Nations was a founding member of the Native American women’s feminist theatre group, Spiderwoman Theater. She was a singer, actor, and playwright who wrote and performed with Spiderwoman Theater for 35 years.
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Kwame Kwei-Armah
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Kwei-Armah discusses the impact of August Wilson’s work, including Gem of the Ocean, and attitudes towards African-American and Afro-Caribbean drama.
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Brewster on her childhood in Jamaica, training at Rose Bruford and her subsequent career, as well as the difficulties of getting work as a black actress and the experiences of her contemporaries.
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A film following the street performance Anabasis in Peru. It was an itinerant performance, based on exploiting the connections between the actors and the spectators who they encounter on their way.
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Bagamoyo Festival 2009
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Documentary of the 2009 Bagamoyo Festival.
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Conquest and Prison
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Conquest and Prison is a two-part suite of site-specific dance films set in Grahamstown, South Africa. The two oldest historical sites in Grahamstown are Ft. Selwyn and the Old Gaol, which imprisoned thousands of black South Africans. The choreography of Part I "Oscar's Journey" is Oscar Buthelezi's personal response to the history of colonialism commemorated at Ft. Selwyn. Part II "Child's Play" is similar to the approach in "Oscar's Journey." "Chorographers Lorin Sookool and Julia Wilson reflect on the past as the sounds and images of the gaol continue to echo and resonate today.
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GGP Ethno-Techno - Trimming Ones Identity - Asset Thumbail Image
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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Zarrilli’s Psychophysical Acting methodology focuses on the relationship between the actor-as-doer and what the actor does. It (re)examines in practice and theory a psychophysical approach to acting.
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Videotaped in Kerala, India in 1993 and 1995, this film explains Kathakali's basic make-up types, the context of performance, the process and techniques of training, and performance preliminaries.
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Kaash (Hindi word for ‘if’) was created in 2002 by Akram Khan when he was choreographer in residence of the Royal Festival Hall. He teamed up with celebrated talents Anish Kapoor and Nitin Sawhney.
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Zarrilli’s Psychophysical Acting methodology focuses on the relationship between the actor-as-doer and what the actor does. It (re)examines in practice and theory a psychophysical approach to acting.
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Makuya Festival
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MaKuYa Festival is an art festival which highlights the traditions and cultural aspects of a three tribes consortium.
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Nimilitha: The Story of a Siddi Girl Who Closed Her Eyes
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Siddi theatre performers and sisters, Geeta and Girija Siddi, performing in a two-week festival, Telling Our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African & African Diaspora Communities.
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Odissi P1
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A film made by Rekha Tandon’s company, Dance Routes, that begins with a description of Odissi’s background as a temple dance tradition, and an account of its basic form and ornamentation.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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GGP Ethno-Techno - El Designer Warrior - Asset Thumbail Image
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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Sun, Moon and Feather - The Film
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Sun, Moon and Feather presents a musical comedy-documentary about three Native American sisters growing up Native in an Italian neighbourhood in Brooklyn during the 1930s and 1940s.
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The Bridge of Winds. International Group of Theatrical Research Led by Iben Nagel Rasmussen
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This film documents the work of Iben Nagel Rasmussen (Odin Teatret) with her international group The Bridge of Winds during a two-week closed work session held in December 2011.
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This 1994 clip documents performance activist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s work with his organisation, the international performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
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‘Each recorded text reveals a paradigm shift and an emotional faultline in my biographical journey to the North and my scary journey to the heart of the US Art World. This is one such audio text.’
Commentary
by McPherson, Katrina
Practitioner
Eugenio Barba created Odin Teatret in Norway in 1964, having worked with Jerzy Grotowski for three years in Poland. Now based in Denmark, its members come from a dozen countries and three continents.
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Yvonne Brewster was born in Jamaica in 1938. She set up Jamaica’s first professional theatre company at the Barn Theatre Kingston, and also co-founded the Talawa Theatre Company in the UK, in 1985.
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Tadashi Endo is a butoh dancer and teacher. He met Kazuo Ohno in 1989 and has since been deeply influenced by his work. He is founder and director of Germany’s Butoh-Center and Butoh-Festivals MAMU.
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Akram Khan is one of the UK’s most acclaimed choreographers. Artistic Director of Akram Khan Company, he creates uncompromising artistic narratives which challenge conventional ideas of form.
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Geeta Siddi, a theatre school graduate, who performs in Nimilita.
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Girija Siddi, a theatre school graduate, who performs in Nimilita.


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