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Electoral guerrilla theatre

radical ridicule and social movements

by L. M. Bogad

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political parties -- Case studies,
  • Political satire -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political campaigns -- Case studies,
  • Radicalism -- History -- 20th century,
  • Social movements -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementL.M. Bogad.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF2011 .B63 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3298754M
    ISBN 100415332249, 0415332257
    LC Control Number2004025855

    Their aim was less about getting elected than about challenging institutional inequalities. In autumn around 20 members of Electoral guerrilla theatre book San Francisco Mime Troupe broke off and started their own collective called the Diggerswho took their name from a group of 17th century radicals in England. Clearly, however, a key difficulty here is the extent to which this public can be understood as disempowered or disenfranchised. Guerrilla theater in practice[ edit ] Guerrilla theater shares its origins with many forms of political protest and street theatre including agitprop agitation-propagandacarnivalparadespageantspolitical protestperformance arthappeningsand, most notably, the Dada movement and guerrilla art.

    After the defeat, Hill was asked which political party he ran on. The theatre in which Hill "the hardest working man in show business" performed represented just Electoral guerrilla theatre book sort of gathering thought to be essential to cultivate debate and democratic interaction. The Guerrilla Girls began their work through guerrilla art tactics which broadened to include guerrilla theater. Access options available:. Celebrity politics from this perspective need not be seen as an unnecessary distraction from the important business of serious politics, but as a welcome addition to the election process. Like JettBlakk and the Kabouters, Pantsdown disrupted legitimate political events with comedic live performance and relied on media coverage to inspire action at the polls.

    Does anyone other than an obscenely rich, Electoral guerrilla theatre book, white man have a realistic shot at becoming the president of the United States of America? Some common practices in their guerrilla theater techniques that have been replicated by other groups include appearing in costume, using assumed names, and disguising their identity. Throughout the book, he draws on Mikhail Bakhtin's notion of the carnivalesque to position elections as ritual sites ripe for disruption by resistant voices. The platform which Smith stood on consisted in large part of an assertion of the importance of art education in general, and in particular with regard to recent changes in the school curriculum reducing the overall importance of art. In his later publication, Soon to be a Major Motion PictureHoffman refers to his television appearances with specially planned subversive tactics as "guerrilla theater. Are the former seen as a legitimate form of political contestation, or an indulgent or cynical expression of disillusion?


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Hold it. People are taking Electoral guerrilla theatre book as an insult. The Provos, short for provocateurs, contested and won an Amsterdam council election in largely on the strength of a campaign that made ludicrous promises about improving the climate, among other things.

Valuable reading for any scholar of social movements. The tourists turned away in horror. Each of these celebrity candidates displayed elements of theatricality in their campaign techniques, and the paper argues that while Electoral guerrilla theatre book campaigns could be seen as a form of electoral guerrilla theatre, the news coverage of Electoral guerrilla theatre book period leading up to the election suggests that neither campaign provided the kind of critical satirical edge that such a term might suggest.

The first case study in Electoral Guerilla Theatre seeks to answer this question as it traces the group's rise. Nobody move. Bogad notes that their campaign proved to be a largely non-verbal series of incursions into the capitalist public sphere, e.

Bogad defines "electoral guerrilla theatre" as "an ambivalent, hybrid measure that merges the traditions and techniques of 'third-party' electoral intervention with grassroots direct action and performative disruption" 3.

Drag queens, anarchists, and other marginalized actors use the tools of camp, stand-up comedy, and agit-prop theatre to challenge the legitimacy of their opponents.

Throughout Electoral Guerilla Theatre, Bogad lists examples of marginalized groups that have advanced their counter-public message through pranks and political performance. These activists share a desire to expose the undemocratic nature of the electoral process in their respective countries by running as candidates and using satire and mimicry to draw attention to the enabling conventions of the electoral process.

This revised and updated edition of Electoral Guerrilla Theatre explores the phenomenon of the satirical election campaign, and questions the purpose of such public political performances. For Kellner, media spectacle prescribes a culture of manufactured celebrity across every major social domain, including politics Kellner 3, 5.

In this character, Murray plays an archetypal brash English xenophobic nationalist with exaggeratedly traditional and socially conservative views. Elections are a seductive power ritual. Yet by far the greatest opposition to the tactics of the Provos came from the earnest, often tedious Old Left.

Smith has been involved in a number of political campaigns which have involved promoting the importance of art and creativity, and also plays guitar in the band, the Ken Ardley Playboys.Read "Electoral Guerrilla Theatre Radical Ridicule and Social Movements" by L.M.

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