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Circus and Its Others 2020, UC Davis CFP

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Circus and its Others 2020November 12-15University of California, DavisRevised Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2020Launched in 2014, the Circus and its Others research project explores the ways in which…Continue

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"Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance" Working Paper

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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…



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ON BODIES - Practices, Perspectives, Materials

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ON BODIES - Practices, Perspectives, Materials

Time: November 21, 2013 to November 23, 2013
Location: Cumbayá, just outside the city of Quito, Ecuador.
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Event Type: symposium
Organized By: Monica Alarcon
Latest Activity: Sep 15, 2013

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Universidad San Francisco de Quito

convenes the symposium


Practices, Perspectives, Materials

to be held on November 21, 22 and 23, 2013, on the university campus located in Cumbayá, just outside the city of Quito, Ecuador. We propose to initiate a conversation about the body and embodiment that includes voices from the arts, anthropology, art history, the visual and performing arts, film studies, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, politics, science and technology, and sociology.  In addition, we will include spaces in which non-verbal, embodied contributions to this conversation from performance and contemporary arts can be made and discussed.

The proposed conversation for the symposium will be framed by, but not limited to, the following questions:


What is the body?

Is it Biology?  Taxonomy?  Identity?

Is it the starting point for any understanding of space?

Is it a product of culture? Of speech?

Is it a canvass? A tool? A medium?

Is it pain, sensation, violence, sickness, disability, torture, repression, hunger?

Is it race, ethnicity, migration?

Is it gender, desire, capability, pleasure, emotion, perception, orgasm?

Is technology an extension of the body?

How do prosthetics and the cyber-body redefine the notion of body?

How does virtual reality alter an understanding of the body?

Is it an object of consumption and/or transformation?


We are currently accepting proposals for panels, exhibitions, performances and individual papers.  Each panel will include at least three presenters from diverse institutions, countries or disciplines.  Individual papers must be of original work and their presentation should not last more than twenty minutes.  Individual paper proposals, once accepted, will be assigned to already existing panels. Please see for further details:



Monica Alarcon, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, USFQ


German Maldonado Cisneros

Area Coordinator of Philosophy, USFQ

Tel 593-2-297-1700 ext 1713


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