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Marina Abramović

Author: Mary Richards
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge performance practitioners.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral and extreme performances have tested the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Richards, Mary (Mary Elizabeth), 1966-
Marina Abramović.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009013636
(OCoLC)228374458
Named Person: Marina Abramović; Marina Abramović; Marina Abramović
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Richards
ISBN: 9780203870655 0203870654
OCLC Number: 466909093
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 153 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CONTENTS BIOGRAPHY AND CONTEXT Beginnings in the Balkans 1 Revolutionary Fervour 3 Risk 7 Relations and Relationships 11 Transition 20 "Cleaning the House" 22 Continuity 26 Origins and authenticity 31 WRITINGS, INTERVIEWS AND INFLUENCES Defining moments and early discoveries 36 Global perspective / nomadic outlook 38 Conditions for creativity 39 East West 40 Desert as source 42 "Transitory Objects" and spectator interactivity 48 Cage and Klein 52 Documentation 54 The mind's potential 58 Trance states and experiences of time 59 Space and place 61 Creative contradictions 62 Video works 64 Extended receptivity 68 Return to the Balkans 72 Spiritual energy 75 KEY WORKS Early works up to 1975 Rhythm series 78 Collaborative period (1975-1988) Nightsea Crossing and The Lovers: The Great Wall Walk 86 1988 to the present Balkan Baroque and The House with the Ocean View 92 PRACTICAL EXPLORATIONS AND THEIR ORIGINS 104 Body Conditioning 107 Sensory Awareness and receptivity 111 Memory and Re-membering 115 GLOSSARY INDEX BIBLIOGRAPHY
Series Title: Routledge performance practitioners.
Responsibility: Mary Richards.

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Marina Abramovic's legendary performances have earned her the title of 'The Grandmother of Performance Art'. Her extreme and challenging pieces focus on the relationship between the performer and  Read more...

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