Fusing the serious and the ridiculous: an interview with Brown Council (Sydney, Australia)

Price, Jason (2016) Fusing the serious and the ridiculous: an interview with Brown Council (Sydney, Australia). Contemporary Theatre Review, 26 (4). pp. 506-512. ISSN 1048-6801

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Abstract

The following is an interview with Australian live art collective Brown Council. Formed in 2007, the group has developed an extensive portfolio of interdisciplinary artworks – including video, live performance, and gallery installations – that fuse high and low art traditions in order to critique arts histories, gender, and feminine identity. The discussion below focuses on the company’s appropriation and re-working of popular culture forms and the critical possibilities this provides for them and their audiences.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Live art, popular theatre, comedy, popular performance, performance art
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater > PN2100 History > PN2131 By period > PN2181 Modern > PN2193 Special topics, A-Z > PN2193.E86 Experimental theatre
P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR0621 Drama
Depositing User: Jason Price
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2016 15:24
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017 06:57
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/59139

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