Issue 69

October 2016


Editorial Note by Meredith Rogers, Mick Douglas and Bree Hadley

Performing Mobilities Mick Douglas

Mobilising the Mobilities Paradigm in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies: Potentials, Politics and Pitfalls Bree Hadley

Moving ‘Misfits’ Kate Maguire-Rosier

Ship Inventory: Preparations Across Twelve Months Amaara Raheem

Layne Waerea’s Public Laughter Christopher Braddock

5 Short Blasts Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey

Migrant Mobilities: Cruel Optimism and the Case of A.J. D’Cruz Glenn D’Cruz

Algorithmic Misfits Ben Landau

Unsteady Belongings: Rethinking the Experience of Nation through Movement Justine Shih Pearson

14 Thoughts about the Ghan – in the Shape of a Train Meredith Rogers

Like Riding a Bicycle: Achieving Balance through Mobility in Site-Specific Performance – A Comparative Study of Railway Wonderland (2015) by Northern Rivers Performing

Arts and Sir Don v The Ratpack (2009) by Guerrilla Street Theatre Paul Davies


SHARON MAZER, Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania, by Diane Looser, and Places for Happiness: Community, Self, and Performance in the Philippines by William Peterson;

JONATHAN W. MARSHALL, I Shudder to Think: Performance as Philosophy, by Margaret Cameron;

NICOLA HYLAND, Here/Now: 8 Plays by Award-Winning NZ Playwrights, edited by David O’Donnell; LISA WARRINGTON, The FitzGerald Brothers’ Circus: Spectacle, Identity and Nationhood at the Australian Circus,by Gillian Arrighi;

EMMA WILLIS, Despatch, by Angie Farrow; JANE WOOLLARD, Imagined Landscapes: Geovisualizing Australian Spatial Narratives, by Jane Stadler, Peta Mitchell and Stephen Carleton