Investigation of a citizen above suspicion. The Mayor Renato Accorinti as a performer

  • Katia Trifiro' Università di Messina
Keywords: Performance Studies, imaginary, autobiography

Abstract

Performance Studies, from the perspective of Schechner’s theory, are applied in this paper in order to analyze some typical devices of political antagonistic forces that, in recent times, have taken positions of power. Aiming at this goal, the research explores the behavior of Messina’s Mayor, Renato Accorinti. Before his election (June 24, 2013), he has become a strong symbol of the struggle against the construction of Messina’s Bridge, one of the most debated project in the recent Italian history. This kind of actions marks clearly the whole life of the Mayor, which is often outside the institutional rules, and can be interpreted in terms of an original performative attitude.

Author Biography

Katia Trifiro', Università di Messina

Docente a contratto di scrittura scenica

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Published
2014-05-30
How to Cite
Trifiro’, K. (2014). Investigation of a citizen above suspicion. The Mayor Renato Accorinti as a performer. Between, 4(7). https://doi.org/10.13125/2039-6597/1142
Section
Contemporary Dynamics of the Actio. Poetics and Politics of the Theatre