Interspecies Performance - Edited by ATD Lector Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca and Florence Fitzgerald-Allsopp

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OUT NOW! Interspecies Performance
Edited by Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca and Florence Fitzgerald-Allsopp

It is with huge excitement that we announce the publication of Interspecies Performance – available to buy now for 35 GBP from the brilliant Performance Research Books

With thanks to all our amazing contributors, to our designer Andy Dockett, and all at PR: Richard Gough, Helen Gethin and Helen Pendry.

‘More than a book, this is a dynamic field of catalysing encounters through which the very idea of performance is extended, expanded, reshaped and reinvigorated. When species meet with such creativity, care, and curiosity, they vastly increase the potential of performance to envision and to engender futures of multi-species thriving. These astonishing collaborations and theorizations establish a vibrant interspecies praxis at the cutting edge of contemporary performance.’
Una Chaudhuri

Interspecies Performance brings together artists and scholars from across the disciplines to interrogate the rich terrain of contemporary interspecies performance practice - specifically in relation to non-human animals. The book foregrounds an intersectional and ethically oriented approach that centres care, empathy and collaboration, and considers the deep entanglement of contemporary oppressions.

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Fahim Amir . Kat Austen . Silvia Battista . Christopher Braddock . Emily Burdfield-Steel . Ruth K. Burke . Lucy Cash . Soojin Chang . Laura Cooper . Leonie Cornips . Criptonite . Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca . Dolphin Dance Project . Shannon Epplett . Every house has a door . Fevered Sleep . Florence Fitzgerald-Allsopp . Abhay Ghiara . Alexis Pauline Gumbs . Maximilian Haas . Michaela Harrison . G.C. Heemskerk . Tessel Janse . Mark Jeffery . Essi Kausalainen . Raja’a Khalid . Tuija Kokkonen . Eva Meijer . Performances for Pets . Amanda Piña . Julia van der Putten . Juan José Luis Katira Ramirez . Filipa Ramos . Undine Sellbach . Agat Sharma . Hermione Spriggs . Jessica Ullrich . Elly S. Vadseth . David Weber-Krebs .

Designer: Andy Dockett

Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca is Lector and Head of DAS Graduate School at the Academy of Theatre and Dance, Amsterdam University of the Arts; 
Florence Fitzgerald-Allsopp is a creative producer and Techne-funded PhD candidate.

Cover image
Shannon Te Ao. two shoots that stretch far out. (2013-14).
Single channel video with colour and sound. 13:22 min. Cinematography Iain Frengley.
Courtesy of the artist and Coastal Signs Auckland.