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|Title:||Space and the senses: the (syn)aesthetics of Punchdrunk's site-sympathetic work|
|Other Titles:||May 2007: 'Space and the Senses: the (syn)aesthetics of Punchdrunk's site-sympathetic work', . Brunel University Centre for Contemporary and Digital Performance.|
|Publisher:||Body, Space & Technology Journal|
|Citation:||Body, Space, & Technology. Volume 8, 2007|
|Abstract:||My intention with this paper is to discuss the work of Punchdrunk, founded by Felix Barrett, with particular reference to Faust (2006-7), Punchdrunk’s most recent event that enjoyed a run at Wapping Lane, supported by the National Theatre. In doing so I will apply ‘(syn)aesthetics’, my appropriation of this term, as a theory which embraces both practice and analysis in order to show how the ‘(syn)aesthetic style’ identifies a particular, exciting contemporary performance practice exemplified by Punchdrunk’s work. Furthermore, I hope to show that (syn)aesthetics, as an interpretative device, is a vital mode of appreciation to analyse such work.|
|Appears in Collections:||Dept of Arts and Humanities Research Papers|
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