Disability Culture and Community Perform: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape (Hardcover)

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Description


Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book, now in paperback, presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade - a subtle engagement with disability culture.

About the Author


Petra Kuppers is Artistic Director of The Olimpias, and she teaches in Performance Studies at the University of Michigan, USA. Her previous books include Disability and Contemporary Performance: Bodies on Edge (2003), The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art (2007), Community Performance: An Introduction (2007).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230298279
ISBN-10: 0230298273
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 12th, 2011
Pages: 282
Language: English