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'Theatre was born out of a universal, irresistible attraction to the new and extraordinary, a desire to feel oneself put into a state of passion'.(Friedrich Schiller).Can our attraction to the "new"…Continue
This is just a general shout-out to see if I can connect with any other PP scholars interested in the work of Jean-Luc Nancy, especially his A Finite Thinking and Being Singular Plural. I'm working…Continue
The current version of the Performance Philosophy bibliography (which appears on the 'TEXTS' page of this website) is very much a work in progress.As it stands, it is clearly very partial and heavily…Continue
"..In the face of the no sense and the dissonance between: a life – uncertain by nature- and consequently impossible to be predefined to inhabit and a society that follows the “common sense” and…Continue
The Impossible Theatres project intends to gather together a range of opinions on how best to contextualize, theorize and ultimately construct contemporary performance spaces. Below is an opening statement intended to initiate this process and we invite you to respond to it. Responses can be in the form of an open forum for comments, and a private channel for longer and more considered responses. The intention is to collate responses and to invite respondents to a working group meeting…
Dear all,I would like to bring the following event to your attention:Submissions are now open to DARE 2015, the first international conference addressing a possible productive alliance between the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari and the field of Artistic Research.Closing date for submissions: July 1, 2015.See More
A place for performative philosophers, performative social scientists, performative thinkers and researchers of all kinds who live in, come from or work in Germany to connect and get to know each other('s work)See More
Philosophy in experiment is a group of researchers and actors of authorial theatre whose main aim is the cultivation of philosophical thinking, developed together with the cultivation of self-perception and expression. We are interested in the space of experiment, an open field, where experience returns to its foundation which consists of experimentation or trying out (experiri). Experience of this sort includes in itself the state of being moved by sense which does not give itself to…See More
This group seeks to focus and foster conversations by and about the relation between anthropology and performance. This can be in the form of anthropology as performance, performance as anthropology, or anthropology of performances or the performative. It could also be used to exchange literature, information about upcoming events, and general discussion. See More
This group will discuss a range of intermedial possibilities, transformations and/or issues at the interart juncture of live and recorded performance. We shall open up a forum to discuss the communicative systems of a range of art forms, which interact within the medium of performance. A media-saturated world has inevitably transformed traditional notions of performance and has inspired new perspectives and aspects of performance theory. The whole framing act of communication has been brought…See More