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Title Experiments in a jazz aesthetic : art, activism, academia, and the Austin Project / edited by Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Lisa L. Moore, and Sharon Bridgforth.
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010.


 Main Stacks  PN4151 .E97 2010    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series.
Note This book is both an anthology of writing by participants of the Austin Project and a sourcebook for those who would like to use creative writing and performance to energize their artistic, scholarly, and activist practices.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Performance poetry -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Creative writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Performance art -- Texts.
Performance poetry.
American poetry -- Women authors.
Music and literature -- United States.
African American aesthetics.
Performance art -- Social aspects -- United States.
Art and social action -- United States.
Austin Project.
Contents Framing the work. Making space: producing the Austin Project -- Finding voice: anchoring the Austin Project's artistic process -- Working the work: an anthology of Austin Project writings. Polyphony: writings by ensemble members -- Call and response: performance pieces by Austin Project guest artists -- Affirming connection: pre-show artists' performance texts -- Spoken-word orchestra: a full script from the Austin Project jam session, December 2005 -- The work of transformation. Transforming practice: artists, activists, and academics working across boundaries -- Work of the spirit: a conversation with an Austin Project elder -- Narrating the Austin Project: the first five years.
Other Author Jones, Omi Osun Joni L., 1955-
Moore, Lisa L. (Lisa Lynne)
Bridgforth, Sharon.