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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
Would anybody be interested to start networking around the transmission and teaching of material in the current of speculative realism, and more particularly writings in the line of "the blank swan"…Continue
University of Minnesota, Weisman Art Museum, November 17, 2012
The Generic Orientation of Non-Standard Aesthetics
The Problem to Be Solved
Aesthetics, in particular since Hegel, has been philosophy’s acknowledged domination of art. Philosophy claims to disengage the sense, the truth and the destination of art—and all of this after the event of art’s supposed death. In a less authoritarian and less legislative mode, philosophy…
Diaspora Conversation is an on-going dialogue between peoples and societies. We belief identity and power are directly related to dialogue and recognition. The concept of Diaspora Conversations therefore is knowledge-exchange and to contribute to a broad understanding of the complexity of our time.
The African Diasporas self-perception and understanding of its environment is different from…
There are no doubts -zizek is spamming agent connected to the general simulacra generator. There is no single concept built by zizek, as well as there is no any aesthetic attached. Thoughts and poetry free, the flows of zizek so-called thoughts give only roundabout on themes and topics of the mainstream agenda. Thus, sex in the big city is key to zizek cheap philosophizing. Slavenian imitator just simply paves the road to his poorly structured and loosely camouflaged inner…
This group is interested in the multiple relationships between music, performance, and philosophy. No particular methodology or intellectual tradition is emphasised: the purpose of the group is to further the understanding of philosophy in, and as music performance, and of music performance as philosophy.See More
The goal of this group is to qualify the dramatic terms of the affinity between philosophy and performance. By tracing the parallel between the forms that philosophical writing adopted and their corresponding dramatic visions, this group strives to demonstrate how the genre-specific relations between philosophy and drama reveal the respective role that suffering plays in the act of understanding.See More
Theatre practitioners have often underpinned their training and performance practices with principles. Those principles can often be defined and described as being philosophical in nature and focus. Obvious names are Grotowski, Gordon-Craig, Suzuki and Artaud, to name but a few.This group explores theatrical practices based around or culminating in philosophical principles, which often begin not as philosophy, but rather emerge from theatrical practice itself.See More