Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa - Katrak, Ketu H.
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Considers South African choreographer Jay Pather's progressive performance art in global context.

Considers South African choreographer Jay Pather's progressive performance art in global context.
  • Produktdetails
  • African Expressive Cultures
  • Verlag: Indiana University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 436
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. März 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 660g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253053688
  • ISBN-10: 0253053684
  • Artikelnr.: 59914927
Ketu H. Katrak is Professor in the Department of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. She is author of Contemporary Indian Dance: New Creative Choreography in India and the Diaspora, Politics of the Female Body: Postcolonial Women Writers of the Third World, and Wole Soyinka and Modern Tragedy: A Study of Dramatic Theory and Practice.
Preface: Personal Journey to Discovering Jay Pather
Introduction: Pather's Spatial Politics within South Africa's Historical and Political Landscape
Journeys across Political, Socio-racial and Geographic Borderlines: Interconnecting the Present, Past, and Future
1. Crossing (over): Indian Ocean Migrations Pather's Historical Dance-Dramas
2. Race and Space Matter: Outdancing Apartheid's Grip (1980s and 1990s) The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Choreographed Critiques of Broken Promises Post-1994 Testimonies; Laws of Recall; Unclenching the Fist, Forked Tongues, Shifting Spaces, Tilting Time
The Transitional and the In-between: Theoretical and Creative Engagements with Urban Geography (2000-2015)
3. Site-Specific Cartographies of Belonging Cityscapes; Republic; Rite, Blind Spot
4. Site-Responsive Works of History and Memory Home; The Beautiful Ones Must be Born; Body of Evidence; Qaphela Caesar
Curatorial Choreographies: Challenges of Curating Public Art Festivals (2007-Present)
5. A New Kind of Performance-Curation of Live Artists Director of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (2010-2015), now the Institute for Creative Arts (2016 on) Spier Contemporary: Fostering New South African Arts Director of GIPCA 2010-2015; Institute for Creative Arts (2016 on)
Conclusion: A Sense of Ending
Appendix: Indians in South Africa