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21.2 On Sea/At Sea

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PERFORMANCE RESEARCH JOURNAL: VOLUME 21 ISSUE 2

Issue editors: Richard Gough & Sam Trubridge

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On Sea/At Sea focuses on the sea as an unbounded, unfixed territory with no recognizable performance cartographies, asking the question – how often does performance go to sea? This is both a literal and poetic question, thus inquiring about specific nautical performances ‘on the sea’, as well as the poetic state of being ‘at sea’, that is, within a fluid, unfixed, or liquid condition. Does the need for survival in this place render artistic, performative expression as something superfluous and trivial? How can a performance culture be shaped by this liquid, ever-moving terrain? Is perhaps, the sea a place where performance is suspended momentarily? We are seldom actually ON the sea and being AT sea is a giving over to the elements, casting off from attachments and moorings.

Contents:

On Sea /At Sea – An Introduction by Sam Trubridge (available for download)

FLOATING TEXTS – WRITING VESSELS

Performance Waves by Sophie Sleigh Johnson

Writing Coastlines: Either and both by J. R. Carpenter

‘A Chain of Creation, Continuation, Continuity’: Feminist dramaturgy and the matter of the sea by Cara Berger

12‑A‑Day: Lighthousekeeping on the Irish Sea by Róisín O’Gorman

Crossing the Line: A rite of passage on HMS Terrible by Sarah Penny

Sounds Nothing Like the Sea by Soundcamp: Maria Papadomanolaki, Dawn Scarfe & Grant Smith. Code by Max Baraitser Smith (supplementary interactive audio work)

BETWEEN THE SHIP – AND THE SHORE

‘The Vessel Will Embrace Us’:Contemporary Pacific voyaging in Oceanic theatre by Tammy Haili‘Ōpua Baker, Sharon Mazer & Diana Looser

Competing with the Sea: Contemporary cruise ships as  omnitopias by Melanie Bennett

12 Hours before the Mast by Ian Maxwell

Liquidities: Transactive border spaces and threshold structures (between the harbour and the sea) by Tina Kinsella & Silvia Loeffler

Impossible is Real: Tadeusz Kantor at the seashore by Dorota Sosnowska

‘still every year they went’: Studio performance at sea (artists’ pages) by Reeder & Lamb (see supplementary online audio/video work)

FROM THE COAST – TO THREE OCEANS

You Do (Not) Assist the Storm: A vibrant and affective  seascape for The Tempest at Minack, Cornwall by Evelyn O’malley

Writing the Indian Ocean: Immersion in seven waves by Stephen Muecke

Sea-change: Performing a fluid continent (artists’ pages) by Margaret Werry with Dorita Hannah, Ani O’Neill & Amanda Yates

Concurrent Practices by Sam Trubridge & Mick Douglas

Fluid Philosophy: Rethinking the human condition in terms of the sea by Keren Chiaroni

[E]ven my body now lets the light through. by Misha Penton (see supplementary online audio work)

OCEAN PHILOSOPHY – FLUID POLITICS

Oceanic Geographies:The fluid dramaturgy of Caridad Svich by Kevin Brown

The Disappearing Act: Geometries of free-diving by Sara Malou Strandvad & Tracy C. Davis

Swimming in Sewage: Political performances in the Mediterranean by Tania El Khoury

Mare Nostrum, or On Water Matters by Emma Cox & Marilena Zaroulia

SOUND((ING))S: An on-board poetry installation in support of refugees by Amy Evans (see supplementary online audio work)

REVIEWS

Fearful Stories from the Breathless Ocean : Alanna Mitchell’s Sea Sick by Katrina Dunn

In the Wake of It Comes in Waves by Sasha Kovacs

Notes on Contributors

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Weight 0.585 kg