Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social MovementsL.M. Bogad / Jun 25, 2019
Electoral Guerrilla Theatre Radical Ridicule and Social Movements Across the globe in liberal democracies where the right to vote is framed as both civil right and civic duty disillusioned creative activists run for public office on sarcastic ironic and iconoclas
Across the globe, in liberal democracies where the right to vote is framed as both civil right and civic duty, disillusioned creative activists run for public office on sarcastic, ironic and iconoclastic platforms With little intention of winning in the conventional sense, they use drag, camp and stand up comedy to undermine the legitimacy of their opponents and sometimAcross the globe, in liberal democracies where the right to vote is framed as both civil right and civic duty, disillusioned creative activists run for public office on sarcastic, ironic and iconoclastic platforms With little intention of winning in the conventional sense, they use drag, camp and stand up comedy to undermine the legitimacy of their opponents and sometimes the electoral system itself.Electoral Guerilla Theatre explores the recent phenomenon of the satirical election campaign, and questions What is the purpose of such public political performances What theatrical devices and aesthetic sensibilities do electoral guerrillas draw on to enhance their satire How do electoral guerrillas create their public personas and platforms, and which audiences are they playing to and or against How do parodies and the respectable political performances that they mock interact and how can this tactic backfire Drawing on extensive archival and ethnographic research this is entertaining, enlightening and informative read that will be invaluable to students working across a variety of disciplines, including performance studies, social science, cultural studies and politics.
LMBogad Lawrence Michael Bogad author, artist, activist Bogad writes, performs, and strategizes with mischievous artists such as the Yes Men, Agit Pop, and La Pocha Nostra He is a veteran of the Lincoln Center Theatre Director s Laboratory, and a co founder of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army WRITES Watch List Crisis Group Crisis Group s early warning Watch List identifies up to ten countries and regions at risk of conflict or escalation of violence In these situations, early action, driven or supported by the EU and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace It includes a global overview, regional summaries, and detailed analysis on select countries and conflicts. Manifesto A manifesto is a published declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer, be it an individual, group, political party or government A manifesto usually accepts a previously published opinion or public consensus or promotes a new idea with prescriptive notions for carrying out changes the author believes should be made It often is political or artistic in nature, but may Reconstruction era The Reconstruction era was the period from to in American history.The term has two applications the first applies to the complete history of the entire country from to following the American Civil War the second, to the attempted transformation of the ex Confederate states from to , as directed by Congress Protg Definition of Protg by Merriam Webster Recent Examples on the Web As for the G Unit admiral, Eminem allowed his protege to dig into his own catalog during his time on stage Carl Lamarre, Billboard, Eminem Brings His Army of Soldiers to Help Him Close Out Governors Ball With a Bang, June While Putin was out of the Kremlin, his protege Dmitry Medvedev took over the presidency and presided over a constitutional Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement History January June In , the freedom fires sparked by student activists in the sit ins, Freedom Rides, and voter registration campaigns merge into a run away blaze igniting the entire South. Music News Rolling Stone Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA including Boer War, Vereeniging and Union, Racial distinctions, United Party and World War II, Apartheid, ANC and PAC, Botha and de Klerk, De Klerk and Mandela, Buthelezi and Inkatha, Nelson Mandela
Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements : L.M. Bogad 246 L.M. Bogad
Title: Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements : L.M. Bogad