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Mediated Time pp 275-296 | Cite as

A Dialogue About Liveness

  • Philip Auslander
  • Karin van Es
  • Maren HartmannEmail author
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Abstract

Liveness is the central topic within this contribution to our book. Auslander and van Es discuss the concept of “Liveness”. Auslander can hereby be seen to be one of the “veterans” in the study of liveness and therefore one of the central temporalities we encounter in relation to media and other performance arts. Here he is in conversation with Karin van Es. Her contribution to the topic was released in 2016. In it, she explicitly builds on, but also criticises Auslander’s approach (both older and more recent). The focus of the debate lies on the different views on liveness and media. The discussion is presented under the title “The Time of Our Lives”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Auslander
    • 1
  • Karin van Es
    • 2
  • Maren Hartmann
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Berlin University of the ArtsBerlinGermany

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