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Faculty Fellows' Lunch Featuring Helen Paris

November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Helen Paris

Helen Paris: "Performing Proximity"

Reading from her co-authored book, Performing Proximity: Curious Intimacies, TAPS Associate Professor Helen Paris discusses ‘looking at being-looked-at-ness’ and how proximity can change the nature of relationships between audience and performer.  For this Clayman Fellows talk, Paris considers some ways in which proximity in performance speaks to gender, both through the return of the audience’s gaze and through the employment of the senses.


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