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Performing Viral Pandemics?

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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

We all have the same dream?

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Hello, "We all have the same dream" is my project that aims to create an archive from the dreams of our era and reinterpret Jung's "collective unconscious" concepts with performance and performing…Continue

Circus and Its Others 2020, UC Davis CFP

Started by Ante Ursic Mar 15. 0 Replies

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

Posted by Phillip Cartwright on January 15, 2020 at 21:28 0 Comments

Karolina Nevoina and I are pleased to announce availability of our working paper, "Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance". Special thanks to Professor Aaron Williamon and the Royal College of Music, Centre for Performance Science.…


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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RMA study day: Researching music as process: methods and approaches, University of Oxford, 22 November

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RMA study day: Researching music as process: methods and approaches, University of Oxford, 22 November

Time: November 22, 2013 from 9am to 5:30pm
Location: Faculty of Music, Oxford University
Street: St Aldates
City/Town: Oxford
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Event Type: study, day
Organized By: Cayenna Ponchione and Emily Payne
Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2013

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RMA Study Day: Researching music as process: methods and approaches
Friday 22 November 2013, 9am-5.30pm
Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Registration is open and must be booked online by 5pm Tuesday 19th November.
Delegate rate: £10 (includes attendance fees and tea/coffee breaks)
Free for RMA members and Oxford University Music Faculty students
Lunch will be provided for an additional £5 (optional, but recommended)

Please visit to download the study day schedule and to register your attendance. If you have any questions or difficulty with the registration process, please email Cayenna Ponchione and Emily Payne at

Framed by papers from Professor Eric Clarke (University of Oxford) and Dr Jason Toynbee (Open University), this Royal Musical Association (RMA) Study Day will bring together researchers investigating the creative process in music from diverse disciplines, including sociology, ethnomusicology, psychology and anthropology, with the aim of discussing recent developments in the study of musical action, interaction, dynamism and change.

This concern to understand musical workings rather than the musical work - music as verb rather than noun - reflects a broader performative shift in musicology over the past thirty years. With this turn, however, have emerged various epistemological and methodological challenges. How can we make sense of music when there remain many hurdles to our measuring, accounting for and interpreting music and musical experience in its all changeability and flux?

This study day will provide a forum for academics and postgraduate students to present their research and to discuss the potential challenges and advantages of their approaches from a number of interdisciplinary viewpoints.

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