The body and the archive
Friel scholar Zosia Kuczyńska explores some of performance scholar Diana Taylor’s ideas around the body and the archive and their relevance to the project.
Rebecca Schneider, Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment (Abingdon: Routledge, 2011)
Diana Taylor, The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2003)
Jessie Keenan notes, 3
In this extract from Jessie Keenan’s project notes, Jessie considers the pros and cons of setting the improvised material that grew into the three dance solos that appear in the first part of her film ‘So what is surfacing’.
This collaborative practice-based research project has had an impact not only on the artistic practices of its creative leads but also on the scholarly practice of its academic researcher.
Jessie Keenan interview, extract 1
Jessie Keenan talks about the origins and development of her dance film ‘So what is surfacing’.
What is an archive?
Friel scholar Zosia Kuczyńska explores some key ideas around archives and archival access.