Resilience, Liveness, and Protest in Quarantine Times
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Pandemic Performance chronicles the many ways that people are surviving/thriving through performance in a global pandemic.
Covering artists and events from across the United States: from New York to California and from South Dakota to Texas, the chapters are equal parts theory and practice, weaving scholarship with personal experience from contributors who are interdisciplinary artists, scholars, journalists, and community organizers providing unique and invaluable perspectives on the complicated work of resilience during COVID-19.
This study will hold interest for students and scholars in the performing arts, arts, and social justice as well as professional artmakers and creative community organizers.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Introduction - Pandemic Performance and Aliveness as Art
Kendra Claire Capece and Patrick Scorese
PART I - America God Damn
Chapter 1 - Imagining Decolonial Futures: In Conversation with Autumn White Eyes
Autumn White Eyes with Kendra Claire Capece
Chapter 2 - How Do You Hold When You Need to Be Held?: Dance and the Embodied Practice of Grieving
Chapter 3 – (Re)current Unrest: The Fire This Time
Charles O. Anderson
PART II - Friction and Encounter
Chapter 4 – Performative Allyship and the Foxes That Drool: In Conversation with Brittany Talissa King
Brittany Talissa King with Kendra Claire Capece and Patrick Scorese
Chapter 5 - Theatre in Quarantine: Temporality and Nostalgia in Remediation
Chapter 6 – ‘Come Be People in Space with Us:’ Space-making as Mutual Art and Mutual Aid
PART III - Building a New Future
Chapter 7 – On Composition, Conspiracies, and ‘Dancing in the Light of Tomorrow’: In Conversation with Ricardo iamuuri Robinson
Ricardo iamuuri Robinson with Kendra Claire Capece
Chapter 8 - The COVID-19 Ruptured Art World: Sustainable Elements of Structural Change for a Transformative Future
Chapter 9 - Dancing In the Rubble: Post-MoMA and Otherwise Post-Pandemic Futures
Kendra Claire Capece is a New York based Writer and Researcher with special interest in high-impact work that exposes injustice.
Patrick Scorese is an independent writer and performance-based artist who also serves as the Associate Director of Development at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.