History As Theme Park: Reconfiguring the Human Journey in the Art of Theodora Skipitares

  title={History As Theme Park: Reconfiguring the Human Journey in the Art of Theodora Skipitares},
  author={Noel Stanley},
  journal={TDR/The Drama Review},
  • N. Stanley
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • History
  • TDR/The Drama Review
For over 25 years, Theodora Skipitares has been the art world's investigative reporter turned sociocultural criticconceiving, designing, and directing productions that materialize her passionate and critical interest in history. Although in recent years Skipitares has used actors, puppets and performing objects remain her main artistic vehicles. Skipitares fluctuates between the miniature and the monumental. She continues to use unexpected media to convey very vital messages that use the past… Expand
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