About Performance 8: Still/Moving: Photography and Live Performance
About Performance 8: Still/Moving: Photography and Live Performance
Editor: Gay McAuley
University of Sydney Dept of Performance Studies
ISSN: 1324-6089

Scholars and artists based in Australia, the UK and the USA engage with the inter-relationship of photography and live performance, considering photographs of historical performance, historical photographs, photographs that document performance, photographs that form part of performances and photographs that facilitate subsequent reflections about performance by the practitioners themselves.


  • Gay McAuley "Photography and Live Performance: Introduction"
  • Anne Marsh "Performance Art and its Documentation: A Photo/Video Essay"
  • Glen McGillivray "Still. Not Seen: The Hidden Archive of Performance"
  • Heidrun Lohr with Gay McAuley "A Duet Between Performer and Photographer: A Photo Essay"
  • Petra Kuppers with Aimee Meredith Cox, Jim Ferris, Alison Kafer, Neil Marcus, Nora Simonhjell, Lisa Steichman and Sadie Wilcox "Oracular Practice, Crip Bodies and the Poetry of Collaboration: A Meditation"
  • Ralph Fisher "Capturing Absence: Walking Performance and Photography"
  • Amy Simpson "Craving the Whole Essence: The Photograph as Document, Artwork and Framework in the Theatre of Vs. E. Meyerhold"
  • William Yang and Jacqueline Lo "Image and Performance"
  • Paul Dwyer "Theatre as Post-Operative Follow-Up: The Bougainville Photoplay Project"
  • Joel Anderson "Theatrical Photography, Photographic Theatre and the Still: The Phtoography of Sophie Moscoso and the Théâtre du Soleil"
  • Jonathan Marshall "Pathos, Pathology and the Still-Mobile Image: A Warburgian Reading of Held by Garry Stewart and Lois Greenfield"
  • Wiebke Leister "Performing Laughter: Duchenne's Smile in the Light of Photographic Practice"