Re: [xmca] Vygotsky and performance? Eisenstein, Meyerhold?

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at gmail.com>
Date: Mon Feb 04 2008 - 09:04:38 PST

Matt-- There is a book by Joe Gusfield year 2000 that is has the word
performance and art in the title (I think) that is VERY relevant. Lots of
great connections. I have just started it and it is shooting off relevant
sparks.
mike

On Mon, Feb 4, 2008 at 5:40 AM, Matt Ratto <matt.ratto@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm a new subscriber to the list but some of you may know me. I did my
> PhD in Communication at UC San Diego and often visited LCHC and talked
> with Mike (Hi Mike!). I also spent a few months in Helsinki at the
> Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Research with Yrjo
> Engestrom and the great crew there.
>
> I'm currently in Umea, Sweden and had a conversation a few weeks ago
> with Victor Kaptelinin about a book I'm currently working on. He
> recommended that I post to the list some of my questions about the
> links between Vygotsky and performance. I've noted a number of
> similarities between the theories of emotion and activity in Vygotsky
> and those in the performance theories of Meyerhold. (Basically, that
> emotion is embedded in activity, rather that prior to it.) Has anyone
> written on these connections, or connections between Vygotsky, Luria,
> Leon'tev and contemporary theater or dance?
>
> I hope you don't mind a newbie posting a question!
>
> best,
>
> Matt
>
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