This chapter deals with creation of transient, dynamic, and kinetic architecture on stage. It explains three separate concepts: the kinetic architecture, event, and screen/scene. The concept of kinetic architecture enabled the creation of stages that had movable sections. This change helped to do away with the immobility of a static structure and introduced kinetic constructions that gave an imagery of movement to the spectators. The second concept relates to events influenced by the socio-political volatility of the 1960s and 1970s that experimented with transient actions rather than constructions on stage. The final concept “screen/scene” demonstrates the process of change from the “stage (scene)” to the media displays on the “screen.” Huge architectural monuments were displayed by projecting pixels of light onto a screen. The foundation for the present-day motion pictures was laid.
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