[Unnamed Maps Series]: (Re)Producing the Nation. For Anyone/Anything to Perform
[Unnamed Maps Series] is a collection of creative expressions intended as a source of provocation for further artistic output. The series contains performance suggestions; six maps (A3 size); two fixed media parts (audio provided on CD); digital image files of the maps (on CD); and blank graph paper (A4 size) all wrapped up in brown paper and tied together with string. The series was created as part of my doctoral study at the University of Leeds, which was a practice-led research project exploring music’s role in the formation of nation and identity. The following discussion is taken from the exegesis that accompanied my practice (LUCAS, 2012) and outlines some of my creative methods found in this series and the critical framework that shaped it.
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