Observing the phenomenon of cultural appropriation in a case of theatre: Kanata the controversial spectacle by the Québecois Robert Lepage raises issues of aesthetics. The specific cultural, political and social context, together with the singularity of theatre as an art form, makes this a unique case study shedding light on that phenomenon and causing us to rethink some long-standing principles of aesthetics.

Cultural appropriation and theatre. Rethinking aesthetics, starting with the case of Robert Lepage’s Kanata / D. Sacco. - In: ITINERA. - ISSN 2039-9251. - 2020:20(2020 Dec 31), pp. 157-176. [10.13130/2039-9251/14922]

Cultural appropriation and theatre. Rethinking aesthetics, starting with the case of Robert Lepage’s Kanata

D. Sacco
2020

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Observing the phenomenon of cultural appropriation in a case of theatre: Kanata the controversial spectacle by the Québecois Robert Lepage raises issues of aesthetics. The specific cultural, political and social context, together with the singularity of theatre as an art form, makes this a unique case study shedding light on that phenomenon and causing us to rethink some long-standing principles of aesthetics.
cultural appropriation, aesthetics, theatre, First Nations, Robert Lepage and Ariadne Mnouchkine, Quebec, Canada;
Settore M-FIL/04 - Estetica
Settore L-ART/05 - Discipline Dello Spettacolo
Intercultural Theatre And Cultural Appropriation (ITACA)
31-dic-2020
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