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Emma Hamilton's Attitudes Renewed

Emma Hamilton's Attitudes Renewed

Wallis, Jillian (2014) Emma Hamilton's Attitudes Renewed. [Performance]

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Abstract

The project was a collaboration between live art collective Akleriah, film maker Jason Wen and myself (Jillian Wallis) as theatre director. The 'attitudes' refers to Emma Hamilton’s celebrated solo performance where she adopted emotionally charged poses based on classical Greek and Roman sculptures. We offered visitors to The Queen’s House a contemporary re-imagining of Emma’s world and an insight into the rags to riches story of this iconic 18th Century figure. The performance was seen by over 300 visitors to The Queen's House art gallery.

Item Type: Performance
Additional Information: © Photograph by Jason Wen. Collaboration with Akleriah.
Uncontrolled Keywords: spectacle, physical theatre, reimagining, film images
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Literature, Language & Theatre
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Last Modified: 08 Jul 2019 15:53
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: GREAT 4
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/24053

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