Kostume-drevne performances: kostumers generative og performative potentialer

Translated title of the contribution: Costume-driven performances: costme's generative and performative potential

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This article suggest that costume-driven performances are a growing trend in international performing arts scene as well as in costume research. The article sheds light on international trends in the performing arts and research, offers an example of a costume-driven dance performance from the author’s practice and concludes with considerations about the field's visibility/potential in the Danish performing arts field.
Translated title of the contributionCostume-driven performances: costme's generative and performative potential
Original languageDanish
Pages (from-to)40-55
Number of pages15
JournalPeripeti: tidskrift for dramaturgiske studier
Issue number2022
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Oct 11

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Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Performing Arts

Artistic work

  • Design
  • Performance

Free keywords

  • co-costuming
  • costume
  • Costumed perfomance
  • Costume design
  • co-creation processes
  • co-creation
  • material movement
  • material-discursive practice
  • artistic resaerch


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