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International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy

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(2014) Encounters in performance philosophy, Dordrecht, Springer.

The theatre of the virtual

how to stage potentialities with Merleau-Ponty

Emmanuel Alloa

pp. 147-170

Richard Schechner, the founder of the 1960s New York avant-garde Performance Group, considered that the performer need only bear one thing in mind if he wanted to overcome the theatrical (i.e. instrumental, representational) mode in which performance had been entangled for so long. This sole thing was: "Your body is not your "instrument," your body is you."1

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DOI: 10.1057/9781137462725_8

Full citation:

Alloa, E. (2014)., The theatre of the virtual: how to stage potentialities with Merleau-Ponty, in L. Cull & A. Lagaay (eds.), Encounters in performance philosophy, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 147-170.

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