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book on the Antonin Artaud's influence and propositions around the world

Started by Felipe Monteiro Sep 19. 0 Replies

Good evening, I'm Felipe, Brazilian PhD in performing arts at UFBA. I and Théophile Choquet are organizing a book on the Antonin Artaud's influence and propositions around the world. We are accepting…Continue

Material related to Tempting Failure, or “Learniing From Mistakes”

Started by john forester Jul 17. 0 Replies

A symposium on learning from mistakes in settings of city planning, drawing in part on Frank Barrett’s work on jazz in his striking Yes to the Mess:    See …Continue

Tags: aesthetics, of, cooperation, mis-takes, improvisation

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

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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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Digital Anthropologies #6

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Digital Anthropologies #6

Time: November 15, 2018 at 4pm to November 18, 2018 at 7pm
Location: Point Ephémère
Street: 200 Quai de Valmy, 75010 Paris
City/Town: Paris
Website or Map:…
Event Type: collaboraitve, event
Organized By: Nadine Wanono
Latest Activity: Mar 13

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Event Description

Digital Anthropologies #6

Point Éphémère, Paris, France

15-18 November 2018

Call for entries

Every day, we share our knowledge, experiences, and emotions online. These are propagated and modeled by algorithms generating standardized writing. The sixth edition of Digital Anthropologies is an event that takes the form of a collective field, in partnership with SenseLab (Montreal, Canada).

Digital Anthropologies #6 explores modalities of production and of our shared writings as well as techniques of affective reappropriation by their participants. Our event is rooted in the practice of performances that engender belief (believe in doing) and produce the indiscernibility between the real and the imaginary (make believe). We propose a collective space of research that produces a belief in which participants can emerge with a multiplicity of renewed techniques to make believe.

We take a keen interest in fabulation, which emerges from the oral tradition and questions its own affective mutations in traces and gestures of transmission that are the acts of creation and research. It allows us to go beyond the narrative and methodological dynamics that often restrict artists, researchers and participants, and explores the performative and ritual potential of our artistic practices and enquiries.

For a few days, we invite researchers and artists of all disciplines to build a collaborative event, open to the public, where each of us will be an active contributor. Your work will be the main material of workshop-events that promote wandering—breaking free from the need to present research material formally, and to live and share our processes in a new way.

 Conditions of participation

  1. Submission of a work, research, or proposal for a workshop, completed or in progress from any scientific or artistic discipline, by 30 April 2018.
  2. If the project is selected, required attendance from 15-18 November 2018 at Point Éphémère, Paris.
  3. Online registration form

    Digital Anthropologies #6 is an event organized by les Écrans de la Liberté (the Screens of Freedom), in partnership with Senselab (Montreal, Canada) and supported by the LabEx Hastec (Laboratory of Excellence in History and Anthropology of Knowledge, Techniques and Beliefs).

    Selection committee

    Diego Gil, choreographer and doctoral researcher in Humanities at Concordia University, Montreal

    Pascal Leclercq, président of les Écrans de la Liberté

    Côme Ledesert, filmmaker and practice-led doctoral researcher in Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, London

    Nadine Wanono, anthropologist and filmmaker, tenure researcher at Institut des Mondes africains, CNRS

    Beina Xu, filmmaker, researcher and graduate of Visual Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin.

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