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Futurist Performance Michael Kirby

Futurist Performance

Michael Kirby

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ISBN : 9780525111214
Paperback
335 pages
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Everything of any value is theatrical, proclaimed the Italian Futurists in a 1915 manifesto. Their experiments in performance, and the ideas that influenced their music, film, scenography, and visual arts laid the foundations for our understandingMoreEverything of any value is theatrical, proclaimed the Italian Futurists in a 1915 manifesto. Their experiments in performance, and the ideas that influenced their music, film, scenography, and visual arts laid the foundations for our understanding of postmodernism. In Futurist Performance Michael Kirby documents the first modern style that viewed society as spectacle. The book includes thirteen manifestos, forty-eight performance texts, and fifty-six photographs.