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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

broken heart syndrome

Started by Savannah Dalcourt. Last reply by advyl kuza Jul 11. 6 Replies

Giselle comes to mind, of course, but are there any other performance pieces which highlight death from a broken heart?Continue

Educational Journal of Philosophy

Started by Atanaska Cholakova Jun 5. 0 Replies

Dear friends,I am using the forum to announce that the Educational Journal of Philosophy, published by the Ministry of Education and Science in Bulgaria is gathering papers for our third volume this…Continue

Tags: Bulgaria, performance, publication, philosophy

Staging Moral Philosophy

Started by Matthew Hood. Last reply by Darla Migan May 21. 1 Reply

'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

Tags: Philosophy, Audience, Studies, Theory, Moral

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PERFORMING THE CURATORIAL

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on September 16, 2014 at 16:00 0 Comments

Commisariat-régie : Ivan Clouteau et Alain Viguier, galerie du CAUE de Limoges
http://se.rappeler.voila.net/se_rappeler.pdf

On How Failure Requires Success

Posted by Nik Wakefield on September 14, 2014 at 18:30 0 Comments

(This paper was delivered 4th September 2014 to the Theatre, Performance and Philosophy Working Group the TaPRA Conference hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London) 

The underlying question of this paper is whether there is a difference of degree or kind between a failure that has been composed or imposed. Perhaps the composed failure is a representation of failure that relies upon the success of the composition and the skill of the audience, whereas the imposed failure…

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Support our Threatened Colleagues in São Paulo

Posted by Adrian Heathfield on August 11, 2014 at 14:09 0 Comments

TO SIGN LOG ON TO:    http://cartapucsp.lrdsign.com

 IN SUPPORT OF THE PERSECUTED TEACHERS BY PUC-SP

The Provost’s Office of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo opened an investigatory procedure against professors Peter Pál Pelbart, Yolanda Glória Gamboa Muñoz and Jonnefer Barbosa, under the allegation of having invited, envisaged, supported and advertised the…

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PERFORMING THE CURATORIAL

Commisariat-régie : Ivan Clouteau et Alain Viguier, galerie du CAUE de Limogeshttp://se.rappeler.voila.net/se_rappeler.pdfSee 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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Performance and Science Fiction

Science Fiction Studies has relied on performance theory in order to define itself.   For instance, the 'father' SF studies, Darko Suvin, relied on Brecht in the development of his definition of SF as the literature of cognitive estrangement. Later, Carl Freedman wrote of the effect that SF performs on the reader. And, more recently, China Miéville  draws from Austin in order to make a point that SF is 'something done with language by someone to someone' and then flirts with Stanislavski by…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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On How Failure Requires Success

(This paper was delivered 4th September 2014 to the Theatre, Performance and Philosophy Working Group the TaPRA Conference hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London) The underlying question of this paper is whether there is a difference of degree or kind between a failure that has been composed or imposed. Perhaps the composed failure is a representation of failure that relies upon the success of the composition and the skill of the audience, whereas the imposed failure is an actuality…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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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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