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Politics in the Dark: Risk Perception, Affect and Emotion in Lundahl & Seitl’s Rotating in a Room of Images

Adam Alston

Adam Alston is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. His research explores the aesthetics and politics of immersive theatre, and work and labour in contemporary theatre and performance. He is a founding member of Curious Directive and part of a small editorial team for Contemporary Theatre Review's newly launched online resource. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Affective Performance and Cognitive Science : Body, Brain and Being

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...It is a well-known fact among theatre scholars that the word ‘theatre’ derives from the Greek theatron, meaning ‘a place for seeing’ or ‘a place for viewing’. Maaike Bleeker writes that to see ‘is also associated with insight, revelations...

Melting into Air: Dining in the Dark, Reification and the Aesthetics of Darkness

Adam Alston

Adam Alston is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. His research explores the aesthetics and politics of immersive theatre, and work and labour in contemporary theatre and performance. He is a founding member of Curious Directive and part of a small editorial team for Contemporary Theatre Review's newly launched online resource. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in the Dark : Shadow, Gloom and Blackout in Contemporary Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Phosphorescent watches, electric light that seeps from doorframes, the luminous orange of the night-time metropolis that penetrates cracks in blacked-out windows, and (most unbearably of all) tiny green and red LEDs that glow from the back...

Introduction: The Dark Draws In

Adam Alston

Adam Alston is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. His research explores the aesthetics and politics of immersive theatre, and work and labour in contemporary theatre and performance. He is a founding member of Curious Directive and part of a small editorial team for Contemporary Theatre Review's newly launched online resource. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin Welton

Martin Welton is a Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London, UK. His research is concerned with practical and critical approaches to movement and the senses in performance. He is the author of the monograph Feeling Theatre (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in the Dark : Shadow, Gloom and Blackout in Contemporary Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... been pronounced, as Adam Alston addresses in Chapter 2. A second example is Sound&Fury’s War Music, which was commissioned by Morris for Playing in the Dark, and explored more fulsomely in George Home-Cook’s interview with Tom Espiner (one...