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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11, 2020. 2 Replies

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?

Started by Egemen Kalyon Apr 2, 2020. 0 Replies

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, 2020. 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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Line. Bridge. Body is inviting 3-5-page submissions for a publication on somatic praxis (images included) by December 2nd, 2019


The project was initiated in the summer when more than a dozen writers, performers, and artists, held workshops at Majlis Art Garden.


We are extending the invite to others in the publication phase and would like to hear from you. 

The project focuses, but is not limited to, four areas of exploration: psychosomatic themes, including disability, sound and the listening body, eco-performance, and sensoria. All deal with embodiment, movement, relationality, sense of place, and ecological connection, from a variety of perspectives. Such explorations engage multiple media and are practice oriented. 


Confirmed contributors include Shannon Bell, Miggy Esteban, Mitchell Akiyama, Csenge Kolozsvari, Lo Bil, Teresa Ascencao, Heather Sincavage, DENISPÉ.

You are invited to submit a piece on the mentioned or other themes touching on the subject:


-relational somatics, movement, explorations of space-time, duration, memory, process, the life of lines, experience of place, nomadicity, (im)migration

-embodied senses (i.e. touch), synesthesia, sensoria, sensation, non-linguistic communication, and sense (i.e. felt-sense)

-somatics and identity,

performance art, improvisation and experimentation in the arts (i.e. music, listening, and movement)

-ecological mourning, eco-performance, relationship with nature and/or nonhuman life

-bodies and surface, skin, without organs, technology, augmentation

-bodies as sites of transgression, in revolt, resistance, decolonization of the senses and sensoria

-psychosomatic considerations, trauma, critical disability

-critical and culturally diverse approaches to embodiment


We invite artists to submit work done with a variety of media, including, music, dance, performance art, theatre, film and photography. The submission should be single spaced, Times New Roman, Chicago style, and include a Bibliography within the page count. You may submit entries in English or French.

Your submission will be reviewed by our editorial team consisting of Sanja Dejanovic (Ja), Jonathan Adjemian, Christine Bellerose, and A.T. Kingsmith.

The initial call can be found at


Write to us at  if you have any questions, and to submit your piece.


The editorial team thanks you for your submission! Those successful will be contacted by December 15th or shortly after.

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