'...this is an important addition to the material on performance and technology and its impact on embodied performance practices. In its ambition and scope this volume will be of interest to those concerned with somatic practice and the range of emergent thinking and multiple impacts of digital technologies deployed in contemporary performance.' - Scott Palmer, New Theatre Quarterly
'...a solid collection of interesting and insightful case studies of performance events and practices incorporating media technologies.' - David Z. Saltz, Theatre Journal
About the Author
Susan Broadhurst is Professor of Performance and Technology within the School of Arts at Brunel University, West London, UK. She is the author of Liminal Acts: A Critical Overview of Contemporary Performance and Theory (1999) and Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology (2007), co- editor of Performance and Technology: Practices of Virtual Embodiment and Interactivity (2006) and Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies: Writings of the Body in 21st Century Performance and of the online journal Body, Space and Technology. Susan is currently working on a series of collaborative practice-based research projects entitled 'Intelligence, Interaction, Reaction and Performance', which involve introducing various interactive digital technologies into live performance.
Dr. Josephine Machon is Senior Research Fellow in Contemporary Performance Practice at Middlesex University, London, UK. She is the author of Immersive Theatres - intimacy and immediacy in contemporary performance (2013) and (Syn)aesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance (2009, 2011). Josephine is also joint editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in Performance and Technology and the co-editor of Performance and Technology (2006), Sensualities/Textualities and Technologies (2010) and Identity, Performance and Technology (2012).