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Body suspension : performativita bolesti

Title in English Body suspension : Performativity of the Pain


Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Theatralia : revue současného myšlení o divadelní kultuře
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords body suspension; Mandans; George Catlin; Fakir Musafar; Allen Falkner; Stelarc; performance art; performativity; theatricality
Description In the study the author strives to present the topic of body suspension to wide professional Czech public, to which it has been practically unknown, with regard to methodology og theatre and performance studies (Fischer-Lichte, Judit Butler). The phenomenon bears a number of features interesting especially from the perspective of Theatre and Performance Studies, Anthropology, Ethnology and Culturology.
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