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Started by Laura Cull. Last reply by Antanas Obcarskas Jan 22. 19 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

to convoke the possible in its time

Started by Mónica Susana Vergara Málaga Jan 20. 0 Replies

"..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

Performance Philosophy -- Definition

Started by Robert Perinbanayagam. Last reply by Laura Cull Jan 8. 3 Replies

The title of this organization is "Performance Philosophy" that is, two nouns joined together.Or is "performance" being performed here as an adjective?Then again, I am wondering, seriously though, is…Continue

Interested in Nancy?

Started by Claire Maria Chambers Dec 18, 2014. 0 Replies

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

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Kontrapunkt # 4 - Dance and Art at the Tel Aviv Museum

Posted by Lior Avizoor on January 22, 2015 at 20:46 0 Comments

Hi all,

please let me know if you're around. would love to see you there.


this is how it looked like last time:

The series Kontrapunkt brings together dance and visual art in…


History, Memory, Performance

Posted by Yana meerzon on January 17, 2015 at 20:53 0 Comments

History, Memory, Performance

Edited by David DeanYana MeerzonKathryn Prince

Palgrave, 2014

History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays…


MA Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy & MFA Directing for the Theatre, University of Ottawa

Posted by Yana meerzon on January 17, 2015 at 20:45 0 Comments

Master of Arts in Theatre (MA) (Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy)…


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Internationale Gesellschaft für Performative Philosophie/ International Society for Performative Philosophy

explores performative (i.e. artistic, medial, public,  staged, incorporated, … ) forms of philosophy. Philosophers and performers are welcome alike.At present the blog in German collects information about activities, performances and networks.The group is connected to the German association "Expedition Philosophie" e.V. which was founded after the festival in Halle [soundcheck philosophy].Whereas Expedition…See More
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Performance Philosophy (in) Germany//German Researchers-Artists-Teachers

A place for performative philosophers, performative social scientists, performative thinkers and researchers of all kinds who live in, come from or work in Germany to connect and get to know each other('s work)See More
Stuart Grant commented on Stuart Grant's group Phenomenology of Performance
"Performance Phenomenology Seminar Stuart Grant and Matt Wagner ALL WELCOME  Wednesday February 25 2:00pm - 4:30pm Venue: TB6 - Teaching Block, Room 6Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey, Guildford This seminar opens up the…"
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Philosophy in Experiment

Philosophy in experiment is a group of researchers and actors of authorial theatre whose main aim is the cultivation of philosophical thinking, developed together with the cultivation of self-perception and expression. We are interested in the space of experiment, an open field, where experience returns to its foundation which consists of experimentation or trying out (experiri). Experience of this sort includes in itself the state of being moved by sense which does not give itself to…See More
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Phenomenology of Performance

Group for phenomenology in of as or about the study and or practice of performanceSee More
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