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ERIC Number: EJ1105633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1356-9783
"The Terrible Things I've Done": Undisciplined Subjectivity of the Cyborg within Intermedial Performance Practice
Purcell-Gates, Laura
Research in Drama Education, v21 n3 p413-417 2016
In 15-minute slots, theatre company Invisible Ink invited participants to enter a room by themselves, make a call on a rotary phone, and tell an answering machine about a terrible thing they had done and how they felt about it. In this paper I argue that the body of each participant, in the moment of speaking into the phone, became a cyborg body, producing a new form of cyber-subjectivity by revealing an abjected story. I examine this moment as an instance of rupture in the disciplinary processes of self-curation through the strategic use of intermediality.
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Language: English
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