Between accessibility and aesthetics: the translator agency at work in multilingual, postdramatic theatre in Brussels Ghent University
Multilingual theatre in Brussels poses a heightened challenge to the contemporary theatre translator. This study analyses how dramaturgical considerations of multilingual performance texts motivate the selected translation modes and how the translatorU+2019s agency is conceptualized within the creative team. This multiple case-study of postdramatic performances by Brussels-based companies aims to provide practitioners with a framework for ...
Masks, Puppets and Performance Objects as Tools of Critique, REsistance and Agency in South Africa; Developing a Situational, Embodied and Postdramatic Approach for Dealing with the Cultural Trauma of Apartheid Ghent University
Dance studies showed how folk dance, mass choreographies and sports events served the
modern stateU+2019s bio-politics and developed a spectacle of nationhood. A supra-ethnic national
U+2018YugoslavianU+2019 identity was performed beyond religious, ethnic, cultural or gender differences
and this provided the basis for an antagonism between the so-called U+2018communist EastU+2019 and the
U+2018capitalist WestU+2019. ...
Marqué par une image: research into the status of the (film)image concerning the paradisms of memory in postdramatic aesthetics Ghent University
In this porject the following inquiries will be made: What is the status and the function of film in the construction of collective memory and individual processes of remembering? What do these processes signify in the postdramatic aesthetics of film? And how can we place the work of filmmakers Gustav Deutsch, Aleksandr Solurov and Chris Marker in this complex field of tensions?
Postdramatic Aesthetics: Word - Sound - Image Ghent University
In POstdramatisches Theater (1999), Hans-Thies Lehmann analyzed the ruins of classical dramatic aesthetics. New possiblities were created for the autonomous functioning of word, image and sound in signifying structures. These possibilities are investigated in the field of artistic, practise-based research and within the field of performance studies, in a mutual dialogue.
Audio Description for the theatre: preparing the stage University of Antwerp
Expanding the Notion of Trauma Narration: An Interdisciplinary Research intoPost-Narrative Modes of Trauma Recovery in Transcultural TraumaPsychology and Theatre Studies Ghent University
This study focuses on the blurring of the linearity between narration and trauma recovery, which forms the topic of theoretical developments in both transcultural trauma psychology and theatre studies. This interdisciplinary study develops an empirical inquiry into post-narrative modes of a postdramatic aesthetic in applied theatre, aiming to further the understanding of trauma recovery shaped by coping strategies beyond narration.
Literature and media innovation: the question of genre transformations (LMI) Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Older discussions treat the taxonomy of genres as well as the nature of literary ...
Text Theatricality. An integrated approach based on rhetorical narratology and performance analysis Ghent University
The present proposal takes its cue from the increasing trend to adapt novels to the theatrical
stage and from other innovative performance practices (reading performances, installations,
social immersion projects). The project aims to study the intersection between narrative and
drama both from a theoretical point of view and in contemporary performance practices.
Selected case studies from 20th and 21st century German ...
Antigone in/as Transition. A Study on the Performing Arts Status Quo in Europe (in its Transcontinental Contexts) Ghent University
Antigone in/as Transitions will provide a systematic and comparative analysis of six representative Antigone-performances in Europe and beyond (Turkey, Latin America). Through these performance analyses, the project will provide an investigation of the state of the art of European contemporary performing arts in some of their transcontinental contexts.