Dissonances from the Global South: song, art and performance in cultures of struggle

  title={Dissonances from the Global South: song, art and performance in cultures of struggle},
  author={Liz Gunner and Tom Penfold},
  journal={Social Dynamics},
  pages={155 - 166}
Abstract Taking up the important work of other theorists of performance, social memory and the political in Africa and Latin America we restate the need for a re-configured understanding of how performance – and in particular forms of expressive art – impinges on the practice of politics and is in fact embedded within it. Memory as held in the body can be both replayed within, and can re-form, the present. Thus, history overlays but is also redrawn through acts of performance. This in its… Expand
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