Multi-media and real fiction theatre making

Welsh, Scott 2011, Multi-media and real fiction theatre making, US - China foreign language, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 194-200.

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Title Multi-media and real fiction theatre making
Author(s) Welsh, Scott
Journal name US - China foreign language
Volume number 9
Issue number 3
Start page 194
End page 200
Total pages 7
Publisher David Publishing Co., Inc.
Place of publication Libertyville, Ill.
Publication date 2011-03
ISSN 1539-8080
1935-9667
Keyword(s) real fiction
theatre
multi-media
Summary Visual images, in the process of both the imagination and conception of a theatre production, are central to contemporary practice in drama-making. The use of multi-media in theatre is not only a fruitful way to represent the visual component of a particular experience, it but also constitutes a way of speaking the unspoken. Visual language expresses through multi-media and allows broaching taboo subjects, speaking directly to the audience in spite of the indirect form and drawing subtle connections with the live action so as to make meaning. The tension between live action and any form of visual art blurs the lines between imagination and reality. The multi-media theatre is a metaphor for the human mind exposed to social reality. It consists of interruptions, half-finished conversations and ideological aspersions including its primary function of meta-representation.
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
Socio Economic Objective 930104 Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2011, David Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30035267

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of International and Political Studies
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