Complementarity and the uncertainty principle as aesthetic principles : the practice and performance of The Physics Project
Mercer, Leah Gwenyth (2009) Complementarity and the uncertainty principle as aesthetic principles : the practice and performance of The Physics Project. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Using the generative processes developed over two stages of creative development and the performance of The Physics Project at the Loft at the Creative Industries Precinct at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) from 5th – 8th April 2006 as a case study, this exegesis considers how the principles of contemporary physics can be reframed as aesthetic principles in the creation of contemporary performance. The Physics Project is an original performance work that melds live performance, video and web-casting and overlaps an exploration of personal identity with the physics of space, time, light and complementarity. It considers the acts of translation between the language of physics and the language of contemporary performance that occur via process and form. This exegesis also examines the devices in contemporary performance making and contemporary performance that extend the reach of the performance, including the integration of the live and the mediated and the use of metanarratives.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Keywords:||complementarity, contemporary performance, live and mediated performance, metanarrative, metaphor, prosthesis, quantum mechanics, synchronicity, transcendence, the uncertainty principle and zeitgeist|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||22 Jan 2010 02:15|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2011 19:54|
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