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Announcing the Performance Philosophy Crowdfunding Campaign!

Started by Naomi Woo Apr 7. 0 Replies

Performance Philosophy is launching our first…Continue

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIES (Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença): PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY CALL FOR PAPERS

Started by Lindsay Gianoukas Feb 20. 0 Replies

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de Estudos daPresença], an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that does notcharge any submission or publication fees, invites…Continue

Tags: ON, PRESENCE, STUDIES, JOURNAL, BRAZILIAN

Material related to Tempting Failure, or “Learniing From Mistakes”

Started by john forester Jul 17, 2018. 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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Blog Posts

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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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!

best,

Aaron



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The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…

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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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Events

Book Anouncement -MAxine Sheets-Johnstone "Putting Movement into Your Life: A Beyond Fitness Primer"

The Phenomenology of Performance Group is pleased to announce the print publication of leading North-American phenomenologist of dance and movement Maxine Sheets-Johnstone's new book Putting Movement into your Life: A Beyond Fitness Primer

Sheets-Johnstone is the author of The Primacy of Movement (1999, 2nd Edition 2011); The Corporeal Turn: an interdisciplinary reader (2009) + many others titles

Her new book is available for pre-order on Amazon at RRP $12.95 USD.

A little about the book:

Putting Movement into Your Life:
A Beyond Fitness Primer is both
playful and serious, bridging both
popular and scholarly texts. It
is engagingly written with two
Ponderabilia inserts per chapter
that offer slow food for thought on
a diversity of topics related to the
immediate topic in the text. The
book is definitely not an exercise
book or a typical self-help book, but
a book about movement that breaks
new ground in lively and creative
ways while remaining anchored in
everyday life. In so doing, it answers
to the growing attempt by numerous individuals, organizations,
and businesses to promote health by promoting movement.

Endorsement#1

Sheets-Johnstone says, “Feeling your aliveness is
not a matter of learning a new set of movements but
of re-discovering your own. You reclaim something
that’s been there all along but which you’ve been
too busy to notice.” As ‘putting movement into your
life’ shows, we can surprise ourselves. We can, as
it were, edit our dynamics such that what we do
has a new felt verve and sense about it. We readily
have the option of doing so.” We can, as her chapter
subtopics indicate, have “adventures in outer space,”
“kick up our heels,” have “directional possibilities”
and, my favorite, realize that “waiting was never so
comfortable.” Throughout the book in special fold out
sections, Sheets-Johnstone references philosophers,
sociologists, psychologists, and educators, among
others, who have focused their research and/or practice
on understanding why and how bodies move.
Maxine Sheets-Johnstone is the voice of reconstituted
wisdom and the pied piper of fun.
Jamie Ross,
Professor of Philosophy,
Portland State University

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