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CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16, 2017. 0 Replies

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIESRevista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença DECOLONIAL POETICS AND PEDAGOGIES CALL FOR PAPERS The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de…Continue

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Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

Started by Valeria Lembo Aug 30, 2017. 0 Replies

We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. The event will be held at the Clore Centre, British Museum in…Continue

Tags: Voice, Sound, Embodiment, Ecology, Epistemology

Listening After Oliveros

Started by Ed McKeon Aug 17, 2017. 0 Replies

The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation.Thursday 12…Continue

What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22, 2017. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

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Division of Labor - Denis Beaubois

Posted by Gabrielle Senza on February 23, 2018 at 0:36 0 Comments

I just came across Denis Beaubois, an Australian multidisciplinary artist whose work, Currency - Division of Labor might be of interest to researchers here.

It is a series of video/performance works that use the division of labor model in capitalism as a structural tool for performance.

From his website:

The Division of labour work explores…


The School of Making Thinking's Summer 2018 Residency Programs

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on January 9, 2018 at 15:01 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I help run an amazing interdisciplinary artist/thinker residency program called The School of Making Thinking based out of the U.S. and I wanted to share our summer programs and encourage Performance Philosophy ppl to apply (as I think many will find them quite interested :- )

see below!




The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…


Playing with Virtual Realities - Performances and Symposium

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on November 18, 2017 at 13:14 0 Comments

PREMIERE Playing with Virtual Realities  
25. bis 28.01.2018 A research project of the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung, Humboldt-University of Berlin   …


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Performance Philosophy (in) Germany//German Researchers-Artists-Teachers

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Anthropology and Performance

This group seeks to focus and foster conversations by and about the relation between anthropology and performance. This can be in the form of anthropology as performance, performance as anthropology, or anthropology of performances or the performative. It could also be used to exchange literature, information about upcoming events, and general discussion. See More
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"Hi Spencer, thank you for your comment! I am currently not working explicitely on Hans Blumenberg (although here in Kiel he is widely recepted), but I definitely see great potential there for perspective on performative aspects of philosophy (esp.…"
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PHILLIP ZARRILLI LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS IN ZAGREB at Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb

April 17, 2018 to April 20, 2018
PHILLIP ZARRILLILECTURESDuring his week-long residency, Phillip Zarrilli will present two lectures based on his new sole-authored book in progress, (toward) a phenomenology of acting, under contract with Routledge Press (London). Based on the Preface and Introduction of this new book, Lecture 1 is a more general/introductory lecture mapping the ‘studio’ as a meeting place for “embodied enquiry” and reflection. Lecture 2 is based on a specific chapter of the book and explore a specific topic in…See More
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"Hello everyone. My apologies for not doing much with this space. I had the best intentions, and then life happened. I don't have any specific direction for this group, but I would like to engage in some possible collaborations. What would you…"
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