DIY (Do. It. Yourself.)
A new book project about DIY theatre and performance. Devised by Robert Daniels, and featuring contributions from some of the most prominent and prolific independent artists, critics and producers working in contemporary theatre and performance.
576 in stock
Part book, part ‘Zine’, this book addresses a wide range of perspectives on “DIY” Art, and gives voice to a new generation of theatre and performance makers. DIY and DIY Too, and both include contributions from some of the most prominent and prolific independent artists, critics and producers working within the discipline. The title – DIY – refers to a number of critical, creative and political ethos’. Particularly unique to a post-punk and UK-centric Live Art and new-theatre canon, both books have contributions from international artists, and cover a wide range of fields, practices and theories.
If you want to try before you buy, you can read books 1 and 2 for free over at our ISSUU page (linked).
DIY (book 1) was nominated for The Society for Theatre Research’s Theatre Book Prize Entries 2014, and there’s a write-up by Lyn Gardner about the project on The Guardian Website. There’s also a blog post by Robert about the project on the Live Art Development Agency’s website. So far, DIY books 1 and 2 are available to buy from Unbound, CPR Books, The National Theatre Bookshop, Waterstones, Amazon … or direct from us!
|Dimensions||17.5 × 19.5 × 17.5 cm|