Blogs tagged with: Theatre

Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the ‘Folk Performance’ in India: 5 Questions to Brahma Prakash

Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the ‘Folk Performance’ in India: 5 Questions to Brahma Prakash

Brahma Prakash

Judith Weik

Brahma Prakash's book examines ways in which meanings and behaviours are engendered in communities through rituals, theatre and enactments. It offers a conceptual framework to understand the politics and aesthetics of 'folk performance' in India and South Asia.

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Posted: Wednesday 5 February 2020


Brekekekex, ko-ax, ko-ax: the frogs and the bean-counters

Brekekekex, ko-ax, ko-ax: the frogs and the bean-counters

Simon Goldhill

'So how did it come to this? Why was I strolling down King’s Parade boisterously whistling a peskily catchy tune that had just been sung by fourteen, wellie-wearing, tap-dancing frogs?' writes CRASSH Director Simon Goldhill...

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Posted: Thursday 28 November 2013


The Politics of Framing and Staging

The Politics of Framing and Staging

Summary of a one-day conference which explored the politics of acts of creativity and their consumption. It looked at ways in which performance is less about objects than the power of frames.

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Posted: Tuesday 9 December 2014