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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
Hi Guys,So, this is my first post. I have been thinking about ethnocultural nationalisms through theories of performance and the everyday. I am working on my thesis tentatively titled "The Politics…Continue
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: THE USES OF UTOPIA____________________________________________26 June 2016, Clare College, University of CambridgeA SYMPOSIUM AND CELEBRATION ON THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THOMAS…Continue
Very interested to learn of the work of your community. My colleague and friend Chiara Cappelletto and I are currently teaching (with the artist David Levine) an experimental grad seminar at Princeton that engages many of the questions that I think are of interest to the "Performance Philosophy" cohort. The class deals with the relationship between pedagogy and theatricality. There is a website that summarizes the work in progress:…
Keynote Presentations: Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)
The so-called “logistics revolution” and its attendant technologies have made possible capitalism’s reproduction and restructuring over the past half century. Among other things, logistics sped up the loading and…
We are very very very excited about a 56-hour Durational Conference that The School of Making Thinking is hosting at a major Contemporary Arts Center in Montreal called The Darling Foundry. We are looking for unusual/experimental proposals that performatively explore the fissures between making and thinking. Deadline is Feburary 15th.
..objetos y cuerpos acontecen en el espacio, los unos junto a los otros y...en ocasiones poco más acontece. Este acto sencillo de ubicar cosas en toda su quietud, silencio y cosidad concreta junto a cuerpos, propicia un acontecimiento importante:…
The focus of the group’s activity is the examination of any aspect of theatre and performance through philosophical frameworks. Ever since Aristotle’s Poetics in the West, and Natyashastra in what is now South Asia, philosophy has played a major role in relation to theatre, both in explaining the phenomena associated with theatre and in influencing theatre practice and theory. Besides examining the often overlooked historical links between philosophy and theatre in the works and plays of given…See More
We are performance artists and from other disciplines, which through a practice of composition, experimentation, and improvisation in real time, we seek to bring the viewer into a non orthodox sense of "seeing".Our work in improvisation and composition is presented as an event, an atmosphere, an "Encounter", in which certain performance tools (movement, silence, sound, words, light and projection), do not follow a temporal development of an action or narration with his introduction, knot and…See More
Philosophy on Stage is a festival format at the edge of philosophy and arts.A main interest of of this format to do philosophy is to elaborate this precarious status of matter within the performance of an act to show that matter is not only a necessary condition to actually fulfill an act, but plays a significant role in determining the semantic meaning of it.Slogan of the last festival Philosophy On Stage #3 at House Wittgenstein in Vienna (sponsored by the Austrian Science Funds FWF TRP…See More