Architecture, the body and authority in performance

Volz, Kirsty (2015) Architecture, the body and authority in performance. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This is a theoretical investigation seeking to learn more about architecture by looking at architectural practice through another discipline. In this research architecture is investigated by examining its relationship with bodies through performance and theatre set design. This thesis aims to build on existing architectural theory, in which an absence of discourse on the body has been identified, by analysing representations of architecture and the body in performance. The research specifically examines the relationship between the body, architecture and authority in performance through the analysis of several performance works.

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ID Code: 89742
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Hadley, Bree & Radvan, Mark
Keywords: Architecture, Bodies, Mimesis, Scenography, Set Design, Anthony Vidler, Bernard Tschumi, Architectural Theory, DIY Aesthetic
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2015 05:12
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2015 05:12

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