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Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary Approach

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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!




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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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Expanding Response/Ability! Responsible research and innovation explored through arts, sciences and humanities

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Expanding Response/Ability! Responsible research and innovation explored through arts, sciences and humanities

Time: November 17, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Location: Trondheim Art Society/ Trondhjem Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway
Event Type: international, workshop
Organized By: Sophia Efstathiou
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2016

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This two day workshop invites humanists, artists and scientists to reflect on ideas and practices of responsibility, and their role in research, innovation and art practices.

Academic research is usually judged by standards of epistemic excellence, that is, by its ability to raise and answer questions deemed relevant for discipline-specific research programmes. However research and innovation are now increasingly expected to consider their standing and responses to identified “grand societal challenges” such as climate change, sustainability, ageing societies or social inclusion. Often this kind of impetus gets translated into funding incentives coupled with impact measures and assessment processes, following a kind of top-down, policy-driven pathway.

In this workshop we will explore interrelations between art, the humanities and science and between scientific logos, ethos and pathos to open up the question of what it means to do responsible research and innovation across fields. Our questions include:


  • How can we understand “research”, “innovation” and “responsibility” from humanistic, scientific and artistic perspectives?

  • Is there such a thing as scientific/artistic/humanistic research responsibility? What can we learn from each other?

  • Is it productive to think of responsibility (or irresponsibility) as an ability? If so, could and should this be trained and how?

  • How can we or do we experience and/or measure response-abilities in action?


The two-day event invites lectures, workshops and situations with an aim to tackle questions around researcher identities and response-abilities. We welcome contributions from the arts, sciences and the humanities as well as multi-disciplinary projects.


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