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Published: 01 May 2011

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719080043

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Performing Presence

Between the live and the simulated

First Edition

Gabriella Giannachi and Nick Kaye

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Developed in collaboration with leading the international artists whose work it focuses upon and incorporates primary source material
  • Emphasizes the link between the performance of presence and contemporary technology, exploring how media and mediation produce and perform presence
  • Engages with current discourses art, media and performance theory, and computer science, including presence research in virtual and mixed reality
  • Poses questions over the nature of action, identity and self in the relationship with media forms

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