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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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Subversive Theories of the Political Workshop

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Subversive Theories of the Political Workshop

Time: October 25, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Location: Colorado College
Event Type: academic, workshop
Latest Activity: Jun 7

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Funded by the 2018 Collaborative Project Proposal Grant of the Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory, this workshop seeks to bring together faculty and graduate students who are working on ways to radically rethink the political in the face of a growing convergence between neoliberalism and neo-fascism. These two-day workshop will take place at Colorado College on October 25-26. Interested applicants should submit a CV and an abstract by July 15th (11:59 EST) to the following e-mail address: With the following subject heading in the e-mail: “Subversive Theories of the Political Workshop.” Final decisions will be made on July 22rd and all applicants will be notified shortly afterwards. All accepted faculty applicants will be supported with $200 in funds, in order to facilitate their travel and housing arrangements. All graduate students will be supported with $400 in funds for the same purposes. Accepted participants should confirm their attendance by August 6th and make their own individual arrangements for airfare tickets and lodging. They should keep their receipts in order to be reimbursed. All participants are expected to discuss work-in-progress, and to identify two sessions in which they would like their contributions to be considered, taking into account the following two-day workshop sessions division:


Day 1:  Concepts

First Session: After hegemony and bio/necropolitics? Conceptualizing the political

We invite presentations that reinterpret already existing concepts of the political (i.e., hegemony, biopolitics, necropolitics, democracy, social death, settler colonialism, etc.), or develop new ones. 

            Second Session: After the demos? Conceptualizing political subjectivity

We invite presentations that reinterpret already existing concepts of political subjectivity (i.e., the demos, the slave, the native, the party, the social movement, the uncivil society, the undercommons, etc.), or develop new ones.

            Laura Padilla Lecture by Associate Professor Robyn Marasco, Hunter College


Day 2:  Problems

First Session: Rethinking the political

We invite presentations seeking to problematize our understandings of the emancipatory/liberatory energies and their coalitional modes of convergence/divergence, as well as the theoretical modes of inquiry that we have to interpret them.

Second Session: Rethinking political subjectivity

We invite presentations that unpack the implications, for our understanding of the political and of the intellectual traditions through which the political has been thought, of moving from difference understood as a question of social identity, to difference understood as a question of settler colonial positionality.

Third Session: Rethinking de-politicization

We invite presentations that reinterpret already existing concepts seeking to name neoliberal depoliticization (i.e., the police, coloniality, racial capitalism, etc.), or develop new ones.


The idea is to have two authors per session. This means that we will only accept a total of 10 submissions.

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