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Title:Media & performance
Editors:Kerr, DavidISNI
Plastow, JaneISNI
Year:2011
Issue:10
Pages:154
Language:English
Series:African theatre
City:Woodbridge
Publisher:James Currey
ISBN:9781847010384
Geographic terms:Africa
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Subjects:performing arts
cinema
information technology
Abstract:This volume deals with the impact of the latest media technology and multi-media in African theatre. The book is introduced by D. Kerr. The contributions are: 'I ain't gonna play Sun City!' Anti-apartheid solidarity and its consequences (South Africa; T. Sannar); Ownership and power: debate and discourse around the subcultural phenomenon of Die Antwoord (South Africa; S. Woodward); 'Border-neutering' devices in Nigerian home video tradition: a study of Mainframe films (G. Adeoti); Tanzanian films: between innovation and incompetence (Tanzania; V. Shule); 'Telling our story': conversations with 'Kina Uganda' home movie directors, Mariam Ndagire and Ashraf Simwogerere (S. Kasule); Zimbabwe's Studio 263: navigating between entertainment and health messaging (S. Ravengai); 'Vele Abantu Sinjalo': nationhood and ethno-linguistic dissent in Zimbabwean television drama (Ndebele, Zimbabwe; N. Chikvandiwa, N. Muwonwa); 'Within Between': engaging communities in contemporary dance practice in East Africa (the work of Lailah Masiga, Kenya; C. Adair); 'Water Feels': layering time in a contemporary multi-media performance (South Africa; M. Molema); and 'The Campus Queen' (Nigeria; A. Isola). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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