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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…
This group looks at the work of François Laruelle and its allied notion of non-standard philosophy. Specifically, it examines non-philosophies of all types as forms of performative thought, as well as Performance in particular as a non-standard philosophy.See More
This group is open to all researchers interested in the work of Slavoj Žižek and its implications and applications for theatre and performance studies, as well as consideration of performance in relation to Žižek's study Lacanian psychoanalysis, Hegelian idealism, and Marxian political economy.Work on the first edited collection to consider Žižek and Performance is underway, and we invite researchers to continue the conversation and propose new projects.See More
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
Dear all,I would like to bring the following event to your attention:Summer Intensive: Performance Practices in Palermo, Sicily."This 6-day intensive immersive programme is open to diverse practitioners - performance makers, actors, dancers, musicians, composers, directors, live artists, teachers - who seek professional development, new collaboration, interdisciplinary experimentation and the opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed artists, in the beautiful and inspiring city of…See More