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Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance

Chris Salter

Abstract

This book explores technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The author shows that technologies, from the mechanical to the computational—from a “ballet of objects and lights” staged by Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes in 1917 to contemporary, technologically enabled “responsive environments”—have been entangled with performance across a wide range of disciplines. The author examines the rich and extensive history of performance experimentation in theatre, music, dance, the visual and media arts, architecture, and other fields; explores the ... More

Keywords: Diaghilev Ballets Russes, responsive environments, theatre, music, dance, visual arts, media arts, architecture, political context, social context

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780262195881
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262195881.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Salter, author