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Hi.Hopefully all is well!The shorty is a suggestion to start an online conversation group to elaborate questions from theCovid-19 oriented period and Performance Philosophy?eg. Intra-Active Virome?…Continue

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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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Event Details


Time: October 24, 2013 at 7pm to October 27, 2013 at 4pm
Location: Halle / Saale / Germany : Puschkinhaus und Denkraum
Street: Kardinal-Albrecht-Strasse
City/Town: Halle an der Saale / Germany
Website or Map: http://www.soundcheckphilosop…
Event Type: philosophy-performance-festival, and, symposium
Organized By: Expedition Philosophie e.V.
Latest Activity: Sep 18, 2013

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[soundcheck philosophie] #3 – The Motions of Thinking

Festival for Performance and Philosophy, Halle, Germany

(24.-27. October 2013) 


What kinds of motions are necessary in order to get orientated within complex ideas? Which movement of thinking do we enact, when a rationale starts to convince us and we change our own attitude? How do we move within our own thinking? How do we move while thinking? Which bodily movements do we employ in order to think? How are we moved by the thoughts of others?


In 2013 the Festival  [soundcheck philosophie] takes place fort he third time. It is hosted by the “Verein Expedition Philosophie“ and affiliated to the Philosophic Seminar of the University of Halle-Wittenberg. A small but interesting programme invites visitors to trace different movements of thinking.


[soundcheck philosophie] #3 presents a “Philosophy Lab” in which theoretical lectures and artistic performances merge. The contributions are found by an open call. Different approaches are presented and discussed. The aim is continue a vivid discussion about performative philosophy and philosophic performances.

The section “Grenzgänger” (border crossers) invites artists which are not academic philosophers but work on innovative performative approaches that investigate in philosophical issues. The festival presents approaches, which are likely to inspire new ideas on performative philosophy.

The festival is also concerned with the mediation of philosophy in different media and formats. Therefore projects like "Hohe Luft" (a magazine on philosophy), the festival "Philosophy on Stage" (Vienna, Austria), and the festival "Denkfiguren" (Dresden, Germany) are invited. 

[soundcheck philosophie] also hosts a philosophy slam. This event is a further step in searching for the adequate format for a competitive philosophical event. After the collaboration with the debating club in 2011, the slam of 2013 hosts competitions in two categories: "text" and "presentation". The winners will be selected by a jury and by the audience. A "Club of Dead Philosophers" will be performed, in which living philosophers discuss as and through the reasoning of dead philosophers. Moreover Arno Böhler and Susanne Granzer show their lecture and performance "Dem Schlaf anHeimfallen". Additionally several installations and a philosophical audio guide will be presented.


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// The festival language is German. For future events of [soundcheck philosophie] we are searching for volunteers to make a multi-language event possible.//

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