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I am studying the mechanism of the formation and formulation of various public spaces, specifically cultural spaces, alluding to the idea of the body as a cite of subjectivation, power relations, performative operation of the norms and constitutive failure. Most recent study includes the performative constitution of selected local art galleries to address whether the public space can be considered as a rearticulation of the body that is subjected to variegated forms of power relations.
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This study explores the theoretical basis for the music composition that accompanies the theatre play "Bermulanya di Sini…Kedah Tua". One of the main approaches of the music composition is the symbolic associations of gendering that can be derived from the narrative text of the play. Through referencing various arguments regarding the idea of gende...
This article explores the relationship between soundscape, archaeological, and historical discourses within the music framework for the production of "Bermulanya Di Sini…Kedah Tua". The lack of tangible audio resources on Kedah Tua's ancient civilisation was a challenge to the initial compositional process for this production. To overcome this, the...
A roundtable session on the topic of "Negotiating the Borders of the Academia, Industry and Community in Terms of Musical Arts" that was held in the School of The Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia on the 24th of November 2015 was supplemented by a performance event that was meant to illustrate and reflect on the same theme. Three sets of performances...
The complexity of Medea’s gendering has become one of the most widely explored topics, particularly in the field of ancient Greek literature within the context of gender. Given that Medea’s character is also known to be highly verbal and behaving beyond the general norms of the feminine in the ancient Greek context, this paper proposes to explore M...
The ontology of the body has been an ongoing object of discussion within various contexts, in particular those concerning the corporeal and its relation to gender or culture. To date, there are two main schools of thought concerning body and gender relations that posit the body and its gender as distinct, suggesting the autonomy of the body and con...
Medea's gendering has been considered as ambiguous due to many factors contributing towards her transgression of gender norms. Based on this point, the aim of this study is to address issues of Medea's gendering within context of recent gender discourse and provide a possible solution to re-evaluate her gender formation and positioning in both text...
The most fundamental basis of a film can be attributed to what is ultimately being signified in a form of images and texts that are in a perpetual absenting. Images are projected as multiple signifiers working within the framework of a film's narratology. Not all projections that appear on screen as well as sounding from the speakers are explicitly...
How does the notion of obligation fit into the formulation of gender performative? Constitutive failure in the performative is also an inadvertent effect of non-obligation to obey norms?