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In a world where exiled populations continue to grow, the role of art to document and engage with these experiences will continue to be essential, and this diverse book offers an important model for understanding the rich body of work being created today.
A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License and is part of Knowledge Unlatched.
264 pages | 33 halftones | 7 x 9
"Anyone interested in exilic performance will be enriched, educated and entertained. . . . A significant contribution to the scholarship on immigrant, multicultural and exilic performance."
Cynthia Ashperger, Ryerson University
Table of Contents
A Theoretical Primer on Exile
Theatre, Reconciliation, and the American Dream in Greater Cuba
Three Angry Australians: A Reflexive Approach
Exilic Solo Performances: Staging Body in Movement/Logos Continuum
Foreign Bodies in the Performance Art of Jorge Rojas: Cultural Encounters from Ritual to Satire
Lingering Cultural Memory and Hyphenated Exile
Carrying My Grandmother's Drum: Dancing the Home Within
Blood Red: Rebecca Belmore's Vigil of Exile
Yaffa Mish Yaffa (Yaffa Is No Longer Yaffa): From Diaspora to Homeland: Returning to Yaffa by Boat
Belonging and Absence: Resisting Division
Caryatid Unplugged: A Cabaret on Performing and Negotiating Belonging and Otherness in Exile
Exile Builds Performance: A Critical Analysis of Performing Satirical Images across Cultures through Media
Resignifying Multilingualism in Accented Canadian Theatre