Glasgow glam rock dialogues

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2017) Glasgow glam rock dialogues. Drouth, 57, pp. 65-77.

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Abstract

In autumn 2016, David Archibald and Carl Lavery established the Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues. The aim was to imagine a theatrical conceit for a series of performances in which they could approach pressing political and aesthetic issues. Between August and October they wrote and performed three dialogues: Work, a response to the Universal Basic Income at Fika café, Partick; Luxury, which examined the historian Kristin Ross’s concept of ‘communal luxury’ at Market Gallery in Dennistoun, and Commune, which responded to Peter Watkins’s film La Commune (Paris, 1871) performed for Document Film Festival at the CCA, and once more at Glasgow School of Art to mark the launch of issue 56 of The Drouth. Below, in an attempt to understand what they’ve been up to, Carl and David dialogue about the dialogues, transforming the page into a stage.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Archibald, Dr David and Lavery, Professor Carl
Authors: Archibald, D., and Lavery, C.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Journal Name:Drouth
Publisher:The Drouth
ISSN:1474-6190
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 The Drouth
First Published:First published in Drouth 57: 65-77
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the Publisher

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