Walsh, Aylwyn M. and Tsilimpounidi, Myrto (2012) It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of wor(l)ds. In: Riot Revolt Revolution, 5-7 Sept 2012, Brighton.
Feedback from performance It's a Beautiful Thing.pdf - Supplemental Material
The concept of ‘occupying’ in resistance movements is performative, embodied and affective. It involves ideas and feelings, sounds, smells and words. Thus, this presentation format is that of a dialogue/ performance of collected stories of protesters from Athens and political prisoners. The presenters attempt to resist discursive borders of social science and the arts by occupying both.
The stories evoke the urban remapping of a politically charged multitude (in squares and streets) alongside narratives of personal resistance from within institutions (prisons). The common element is a view of resistance as embodied, and with an aim to radically transform the spaces of domination and oppression perceived to be limiting the human rights of the subjects. The data evoke effects/affects of resistance by recalling images (photographs); interview testimonies and narratives of resisting bodies.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop contribution (Other)|
|Keywords:||Economic Crisis, Athens|
|Subjects:||W Creative Arts and Design > W490 Drama not elsewhere classified|
W Creative Arts and Design > W640 Photography
L Social studies > L722 Urban Geography
|Divisions:||College of Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts (Performing Arts)|
|Deposited By:||Aylwyn Walsh|
|Deposited On:||20 Sep 2012 12:53|
|Last Modified:||15 May 2015 11:58|
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