• New Issue of the Journal of Performance Magic

    New Issue of the Journal of Performance Magic

    Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-31

Just in time for Halloween we have a new issue of the Journal of Performance Magic! With articles on mentalism, mediation, David Blaine and an interview with Todd Robbins, the issue is packed with interesting research topics. Contents Hoedt, Madelon Editorial. Dean, Edward (Re)Discovering the Body in Mentalism. Turner, Elizabeth “I Am Alive in Here”: Liveness, Mediation and the Staged Real of David Blaine’s Body. Hoedt, Madelon “The Extraordinary Other”: Todd Robbins in Conversation with Madelon Hoedt. Taylor, Nik Call for Participation – The Magiculum jpm-cover-566x800 Journal Scope The Journal of Performance Magic focuses on a multidisciplinary and contemporary approach to the field. Covering the influence, legacy and future of performance magic on wider performing arts practice and other diverse academic disciplines. In recIssue 4 of the Journal of Performance Magic - mentalism, mediation and David Blaineent years the academic study of performance magic has made exciting creative links within emerging disciplines; such links include the cognitive sciences, architectural design, and emerging technologies. The Journal of Performance Magic seeks to strengthen these links as well as encourage reflection on areas of performance magic not already covered in publication and develop new perspectives on areas already heavily researched. To contact the editors, please email jpmeditors@hud.ac.uk To contact the University Press, please email m.taylor2@hud.ac.uk

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