Art of Resonance, The

Anne Bogart

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Due to be published: 23rd Sep '21

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Description

What is artistic resonance and how can it be linked to one’s life and one’s art? This latest book of essays from legendary theatre director Anne Bogart, considers the creation of resonance in the artistic endeavour, with a focus on the performing arts. The word ‘resonance’ comes from the Latin meaning to ‘re-sound’ or ‘sound together’. From music to physics, resonance is a common thread that evokes a response and, in general, is understood as a quality that makes something personally meaningful and valuable. For Bogart, curiosity is a key personal quality to be nurtured throughout life and that very same curiosity, as an artist, thinker and human being. Creating pathways between performance theory, art history, neuroscience, music, architecture and the visual arts, and consistently forging new thought-paths, the writing draws upon Anne Bogart’s own life and artistic journeys to illuminate potent philosophical ideas. Woven with personal anecdotes, stories and reflections, this is a book that will be of interest to any theatre artist and anyone who reflects on the power of the arts, of theatre-making and what it means to be engaged in the artistic process.

Additional information

Weight 0.228 kg
Dimensions 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 184