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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


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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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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Register by 13 June for The Uses of Utopia (Clare College, Cambridge)

an interdisciplinary symposium on the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's Utopia
26 June 2016
Clare College, Cambridge


In Archæologies of the Future, Fredric Jameson wonders: “can we invent a way of reading Thomas More's Utopia (1516) so as to recover something of the shock and freshness of its elegant new Latin for the first European readers?” This symposium is both an interdisciplinary investigation provoked by this question, and a celebratory reading for the 500th anniversary of More’s text.

Scholars from architecture, geography, history, law, literature, music, and politics will share their insights into and thoughts on this seminal work and its interpretations.

Thirkill Room, Clare College, Cambridge
10 am - 5:30 pm
Registration £ 40 / 20 -- register here by June 13
Fee includes symposium talks, lunch, and evening concert

Featuring a new work by Louis d'Heudieres
Round Church on Bridge Street, Cambridge
7:30 pm
Tickets £ 10 / 5 -- reserve tickets here
Concert free for all symposium participants

David Bell (Sheffield)
Gregory Claeys (Royal Holloway)
Jonah Coe-Scharff (Cambridge)
Davina Cooper (Kent Law School)
John Guy (Cambridge)
Nicholas Johnson (visual artist)
Sarah Lohmann (Durham)
Edwin van Meerkerk (Radboud)
Laura Scallabrella Spada (University College London)
Cam Scott (poet and sound artist)
Cathy Shrank (Sheffield)
Tessa Smith (Humboldt)
Andrew Zurcher (Cambridge)

Four visual artists will be joining us throughout the conference, and participating in the day's events. In response to the conference, they will produce artistic reflections that respond both to the investigations generated by the conference, and to More's original work.
Jonny Briggs
Jane Hayes Greenwood
Declan Jenkins
Nicholas Johnson
If you have any questions about the day or the registration process, please email

Sasha Amaya + Naomi Woo
The Uses of Utopia
Cambridge 2016

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