Le Terrain comme mise en scène
Arnd Schneiderco-edited a new book on the 'field as staged' in performance, art and anthropology.
The book starts from the supposition of the ‘field as staged’ (a literal translation of its title), where social ‘reality’ and ‘fieldwork’ merge in a mise-en-scène which is constituted by the generative performances of anthropologists, artists and social actors. Based on revised papers from a conference on “Performance, Art and Anthropology” at the Musée du quai Branly, Paris, as well as new contributions, and including renowned anthropologists George Marcus and Johannes Fabian, this volume explores new epistemological grounds between theatre, performance, cinema and anthropology.
Professor Arnd Schneider is a co-editor and contributed a chapter on his work with artists in Corrientes, North-Eastern Argentina, entitled “Dialogues inégeaux: les collaborations entre artistes et anthropologues à Corrientes, Argentine.” (Unequal dialogues: collaborations between artists and anthropologists in Corrientes, Argentina).