Literature & Research

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  • Aït-Touati, Frédérique. “For a Speculative Policy. Bruno Latour & Nanterre-Amendier’s Le Théâtre des négociations/Make It Work”. In: Florian Malzacher/Joanna Warsza (eds.). Empty Stages, Crowded Flats. Performativity as Curatorial Strategy. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2017. S. 152-156.
  • Bishop, Claire. Artificial Hells. Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship. London/New York: Verso, 2012.
  • Boal, Augusto. Theater of the Oppressed. New York : Theatre Communications Group, 1977.
  • Boal, Julian. “Behaving like Guerrillas, Wary of the Enemy. A Historical Perspective on the Theatre of the Oppressed”. In: Florian Malzacher (ed.). Not Just a Mirror. Looking for the Political Theatre of Today. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2015. 70-77.
  • Burri, Regula Valérie/Evert, Kerstin/ Peters, Sibylle/Pilkington, Esther/Ziemer, Gesa (Hg.). Versammlung und Teilhabe. Urbane Öffentlichkeiten und performative Künste. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2014.
  • Butler, Judith. Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2015.
  • Butler, Judith/Athanasiou, Athena. Dispossessions. The Performative in the Political. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.
  • Cummings, Neil/Critical Practice. Parade. Public Modes of Assembly and Forms of Address. London: CCW Graduate School, 2011.
  • Dean, Jodi. Crowd and Party. London: Verso, 2016
  • Esche, Charles/Papastergiadis, Nikos. “Assemblies in Art and Politics: An interview with Jacques Rancière. Theory, Culture and Society 31, no. 7-8 (2014): 27-41.
  • geheimagentur, Martin Schäfer, Vassilis S. Tsianos (eds). The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016.
  • geheimagentur. „Rehearsing the Art of Being Many“. In: geheimagentur et al. (eds.). The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. 9-17.
  • geheimagentur. „Rehearsing the Art of Being Many“. In: geheimagentur et al. (eds.). The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. 9-17.
  • Gerecke, Alana/Levin, Laura. “Moving Together in an Era of Assembly.” Canadian Theatre Review 176: 5–10, 2018.
  • Graeber, David. The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2013.
  • Hardt, Michael/Negri, Antonio. Assembly. Oxford: University Press, 2017.
  • Jackson, Shannon. Social Works. Performing Art, Supporting Publics. London/New York: Routledge, 2011.
  • Jeanpierre, Laurent. In Girum. Les leçons politiques des ronds-points. Paris: Éditions La Découverte, 2019.
  • Jordan, John. “Performing Against the Suicide Machine. Notes for a Future Which is Not What it Used To Be”. In: Florian Malzacher (ed.). Not Just a Mirror. Looking for the Political Theatre of Today. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2015. 104-115.
  • Latour, Bruno. Das Parlament der Dinge – Für eine politische Ökologie. Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2009.
  • Latour, Bruno/Weibel, Peter. Making Things Public. Atmospheres of Democracy. Cambridge / London: MIT Press, 2005.
  • Malzacher, Florian.“Almost Like a Learning Play. Daniel Wetzel of Rimini Protokoll in a conversation with Florian Malzacher”. In: Katia Arfara et al. (eds.). Intermedial Performance and Politics in the Public Sphere. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. S. 191-208.
  • Malzacher, Florian. Gesellschaftsspiele. Politisches Theater heute. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2020.
  • Malzacher, Florian (ed.). Not Just a Mirror. Looking for the Political Theatre of Today. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2015.
  • Malzacher, Florian. Theatre as Assembly. Spheres of Radical Imagination and Pragmatic Utopias”. In: Ana Vujanovic et al. (eds.). A Live Gathering: Performance and politics in contemporary Europe. Berlin: b_books, 2019. 178-199.
  • Marchart, Oliver.Auf der Bühne des Politischen. Die Straße, das Theater und die politische Ästhetik des Erhabenen”. http://www.republicart.net, 2004.
  • Marchart, Oliver. Conflictual Aesthetics. Artistic Activism and the Public Sphere. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2019.
  • Marchart, Oliver. “Public Movement. The Art of Preenactment.” In: Florian Malzacher (ed.). Not Just a Mirror. Looking for the Political Theatre of Today. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2015. 146-149.
  • Mouffe, Chantal. Hegemony, radical democracy, and the political. London: Routledge, 2013.
  • Mouffe, Chantal. On the Political. London/New York: Routledge, 2005.
  • Participatory Art Based Research. Improbable Assemblies. Website, 2021.
  • Peters, Sibylle. “Calling Assemblies. The Many as Real Fiction”. In: geheimagentur et al. (eds). The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. 35-49.
  • Peters, Sibylle. “We need to assemble differently, or: why I will go back to work tomorrow”. Facebook entry from 29. April 2020.
  • Ramírez-Blanco, Julia. “Disobedience as an Urban Form. The Acampadasol in Madrid”. In: Artistic Utopias of Revolt. Claremont Road, Reclaim the Streets, and the City of Sol. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Staal, Jonas. “Assemblism“. e-flux journal 80 (März 2017).
  • steirischer herbst/Malzacher, Florian (eds.). Truth is concrete. A handbook for artistic strategies in real politics. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2014. 
  • Teune, Simon. „Platzbesetzungen als Laboratorien der Demokratie“. In: WZB-Mitteilungen 137 (2012).
  • Tsianos, Vassilis S./Tsomou, Margarita. “Assembling Bodies in New Ecologies of Existence. The Real Democracy Experience as Politics Beyond Representation”. In: geheimagentur et al. (eds). The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. 77-93.
  • Tsianos, Vassilis S./Tsomou, Margarita. “The Art of Being Many”. In: Florian Malzacher (ed.). Not Just a Mirror. Looking for the Political Theatre of Today. Berlin: Alexander Verlag, 2015. 92-103.
  • Van Eikels, Kai. Die Kunst des Kollektiven. Performance zwischen Theater, Politik und Sozioökonomie. München: Fink, 2013.
  • Van Eikels, Kai. “Performing Collectively”. In: Rebekah J. Kowal et al. (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Vujanovic, Ana/Piazza, Livia (eds.). A live gathering. Political Theater in Contemporary Europe. Berlin: b_books, 2019.
  • Warner, Michael. Publics and Counterpublics. New York: Zone Books, 2010.