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Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies

Writings of the Body in 21st Century Performance

  • Susan Broadhurst
  • Josephine Machon

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Performance and Technology book series (PSPT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Susan Broadhurst, Josephine Machon
      Pages 1-6
  3. Writing and Technologies — New Epistemologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Susan Broadhurst
      Pages 9-22
    3. Tracey Warr
      Pages 23-37
  4. The Body Writes Itself …

  5. Performing the Body/Performing the Text … Writing the Body/Writing the Text

  6. Corporeal Intertextualities — Body/Text/Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Fiona Templeton
      Pages 177-186

About this book


This innovative collection features essays by a range of internationally renowned scholars and reconsiders textual practices in contemporary performance, specifically focusing on the exciting exchange between text, body and technology.


dance essay new media performance technology theatre

Editors and affiliations

  • Susan Broadhurst
    • 1
  • Josephine Machon
    • 1
  1. 1.Brunel University, West LondonUK

About the editors

MOJISOLA ADEBAYO, actor, writer, teacher, director and producer RIC ALLSOPP, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Contemporary Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Visiting Professor, Centre for Dance Education (HZT), University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin, Germany PHIL ELLIS, Lecturer in Media Arts and Television Arts, University of Plymouth, UK RACHEL FENSHAM, Professor of Dance and Theatre Studies, University of Surrey, UK, and Honorary Research Fellow, Monash University, Australia RUSSELL FRAMPTON, Associate Lecturer in Theatre and Performance, University of Plymouth, UK JOHN FREEMAN, Senior Lecturer in Modern Drama Studies, Brunel University, West London, UK SARA GIDDENS, choreographer and co-director of Bodies in Flight SIMON JONES, writer, scholar and co-director of Bodies in Flight ROBERTA MOCK, Reader in Performance, University of Plymouth, UK STELARC, Chair in Performance Art, Brunel University, West London, UK, and Senior Research Fellow, MARCS Labs, University of Western Sydney, Australia DAWN STOPPIELLO, choreographer and co-founder of Troika Ranch OLU TAIWO, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Art, University of Winchester, UK FIONA TEMPLETON, writer, performer, and director of performance group The Relationship TRACEY WARR, Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory, Oxford Brookes University, UK RUTH WAY, Senior Lecturer and Head of Theatre and Performance, University of Plymouth, UK PAUL WOODWARD, Senior Lecturer in Drama& Physical Theatre, St.Mary's University College, UK

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