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Drag publique: the spectacle of queerness, queer placelessness and the emaciated spectator
Muñoz (1999: 25) recognizes that there is power in demonstrating the spectacle of queerness in that its performance makes the performer a ‘disidentificatory non-citizen’, and this can transform works and situations, with ...
Repetition, Recitation and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo: Miss Vanjie and the Culture-Producing Power of Performative Speech in RuPaul's Drag Race
Can I get an amen? Not today, Satan. Because I have had it— officially! Having been seen on screen for over a decade, RuPaul’s Drag Race (RPDR) has amassed an encyclopedia of catchphrases that have become adapted and ...
Translating Performance: desire, intention and interpretation in photographic documents
Since the 1990s, weight has been given to the reception of the photographic document and the phenomenological experience of observing such an artefact.1 Debates about documenting performance have focused on the document’s ...
The Jaws Book: New Perspectives on the Classic Summer Blockbuster
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2020-10-17)
Co-edited book of essays on Steven Spielberg's film Jaws (1975).
Narrative Modes in Acousmatic Music
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-11-11)
Beginning with a brief overview of acousmatic narrative, this article proposes that in listening to acousmatic music we select and move between distinct narrative modes, according to the requirements and implications of a ...
Grasping the Intimate Immensity: Acousmatic compositional techniques in sound art as ‘something to hold on to’
(Cambridge University Press, 2019-11-29)
This article explores the accessibility of acousmatic compositional approaches to sound and installation art. Principally of concern is the consideration of intimacy to create a means of ‘connecting’ with an audience. ...
An Angel in Hell: Artur Brauner and the Attempt to Make a German Oskar-Schindler-Biopic
Film Studies tends to deal only with film projects that have been completed and pays particular attention to the work of directors, thus largely ignoring the fact that the vast majority of attempts to make movies fail, ...
Okay for Sound? The reception of the Talkies in Britain 1928-1932
(Edinburgh University Press, 2020-03)
The arrival of the talkies in Britain evoked mixed responses. While popular audiences enthusiastically embraced Hollywood musicals like the Al Jolson hit The Singing Fool (1928), the literati were often scathing of ...
Festivalisation of cultural production: experimentation, spectacularisation and immersion
(European network on cultural management and policy, 2016-12)
This paper reasons that the growth in arts festivals that has taken place since the 1990s has changed the nature of the cultural market and, consequently, is a major cause of the growth in the production of particular sorts ...
Rhythm in Acousmatic Music
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-08-06)
'Rhythm' is often equated with 'metered pulse'; as the latter is often eschewed by contemporary music, including acousmatic music, this is often assumed to mean an absence of rhythm. This article proposes that, in fact, ...