Tactical Performance: The Theory and Practice of Serious Play
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FEATURING LARRY M. BOGAD – The world is a depressing place. Powerful elites perpetuate injustices that you hear about every day on this program. But you also hear, more importantly, about how people fight back and resist. Today we’re going to examine the creative side of resistance – what my guest calls “tactical performance” which is “direct action and theatrical confrontation with some of the most powerful institutions in the world.”
Find more about his work at www.lmbogad.com.
Larry M. Bogad, Associate Professor of Political Performance at the University of California, Davis and the founding director of the Center for Tactical Performance. He has written a number of plays including Haymarket, Tahrir, COINTELSHOW: A Patriot Act, and Economusic: Keeping Score. He is the author of Electoral Guerilla Theater: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements. His new book is called Tactic.