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Call for Writing: Women's Stories About Hair

Started by Lindsey Allgood on Tuesday. 0 Replies

OPEN CALL FOR WOMEN: STORIES ABOUT HAIRHair is a defining part of the female body and in many ways shapes our experience as a female being. This is an open call for women’s stories about hair. Your…Continue

I loved CATWALK IV!

Started by Patrizia Acerra Nov 17. 0 Replies

Do you have plans to be in the States? May others perform your work?  Continue

PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BIBLIOGRAPHY

Started by Laura Cull. Last reply by Robert Perinbanayagam Nov 4. 17 Replies

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

New performance art channel on Vimeo.

Started by Gary Setzer. Last reply by Gary Setzer Aug 14. 1 Reply

Hey, Contemporary Performance Network.I've started a new Performance Art Channel on Vimeo--there were a couple, but they're not very active.If you have a Vimeo account please follow the channel…Continue

Tags: Video, Performance, Vimeo

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Crisis, Critique, and the Possibilities of the Political

Posted by Anna Street on October 15, 2014 at 21:03 0 Comments

EIRINI AVRAMOPOULOU interviews Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou apropos the

publication of their book

Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (Polity Press, 2013)

Introduction to the Interview

By intertwining significant philosophical questions on subjectivity, precarity, biopolitics and performativity with contemporary dilemmas on acts of dissidence, collective protests, activism…

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Reading Butler: speculations on the limitations of Brecht

Posted by Jena A Zelezny on October 14, 2014 at 9:19 0 Comments

Reading Butler: speculations on the limitations of Brecht

 

The focus of this article is on integrating the contributions made by Butler’s work to an understanding and expansion of performance and, in particular, what is called the Brechtian method. The following was written between 2008 and 2010 as part of my first thesis and rather than develop a purely theoretical formulation of any…

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Call for Articles on Adorno

Posted by Karoline Gritzner on October 8, 2014 at 15:33 0 Comments

Call for Articles: The European Legacy’s Special Issue on the Legacy of Adorno’s Criticism in Aesthetics and Performance  

 

Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth-century, Theodor Adorno’s work ranges from cultural criticism, Marxism, and aesthetic theory to philosophy and sociology.  A trained musician, his work demonstrates an unusual balance between theory and praxis, a combination that distinguishes him from many other critical…

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Kkkaaa

Posted by robin bale on October 7, 2014 at 18:12 0 Comments

An homage to the dialect of the place I grew up in. Glottals like hawking up phlegm or a kick in the balls,…

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Call for Writing: Women's Stories About Hair

OPEN CALL FOR WOMEN: STORIES ABOUT HAIRHair is a defining part of the female body and in many ways shapes our experience as a female being. This is an open call for women’s stories about hair. Your stories will be incorporated into a performance that exhibits an experimental narrative. Your memories can be written in any format: short stories, poems, random musings, journal entries. They do not have to be pretty and publishable as I will be deconstructing and reconstructing the texts into one…See More
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Brown Performance and Philosophy Group

This working group is based at Brown University and explores the multiple facets of the relationship between philosophy, theatre, and performance. Themes currently under investigation include: philosophy and performance behavior; ontology and phenomenology; performance, politics, and the market; performance and pathology; philosophy and mise en scene; philosophy and film; (thought) experiments and performance; Wittgenstein; Husserl; Descartes and the post-Cartesian. See More
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Performing Philosophical Limitations: A Performance Philosophy Symposium

THE BROWN PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY GROUP INVITES YOU TO Performing Philosophical Limitations: A Performance Philosophy Symposium Friday, December 5 & Saturday, December 6, 2014 Brown University This interdisciplinary symposium brings together diverse…
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PSi Performance & Philosophy Working Group

Founded in 2008, this working group was proposed to encourage debate and collaboration between members of Performance Studies international (PSi) who have in common their engagement in Philosophy as it intersects with Performance Studies.See More
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Tragedy and Comedy: Genres of Dramatic Thought

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
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Deleuze, Guattari & Performance

This groups is open to all researchers interested in the implications of the work of Deleuze and Guattari for performance, and, vice versa, of performance for our understanding of Deleuze and Guattari - both separately and in collaboration.See More
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