Performing displacement:Desperate optimists and the arts of impropriety

Quick, Andrew (1997) Performing displacement:Desperate optimists and the arts of impropriety. Performance Research, 2 (3). pp. 25-29. ISSN 1352-8165

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Abstract

I am sitting at a table and I am looking at a map. How do things look on this map? Very clear and peaceful, and uncomplicated. I can't see any signs of life- no traces of human suffering- just a surface, showing outlines of different places. What am I thinking? I am thinking that this is wonderful and I point with my finger to a place on this map (any place, it doesn't matter where!) and I say, 'See this place, doesn't it look good? I want to live there. Tell me, what do I have to do to get there? I am prepared to do anything'.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Performance Research
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1213
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 136132
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 14 Aug 2019 15:45
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 04:07
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/136132

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