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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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Blog Posts

"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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Forum Discussions (47)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"


Started by Luciana da Costa Dias

0 Oct 16, 2017

Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. Th…

Started by Valeria Lembo

0 Aug 30, 2017

Listening After Oliveros

The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce L…

Started by Ed McKeon

0 Aug 17, 2017

What does the structureless of shock look like?

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? 

Started by Jim Daly

1 Feb 22, 2017
Reply by Bernard Roddy

Bishop and Bourriaud

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio prac…

Started by Bernard Roddy

1 Aug 19, 2016
Reply by Monica Gontovnik

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio pra…

Started by Bernard Roddy

0 Jul 26, 2016

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at the Watford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pm see http://watfordpalacetheatr…

Started by Fred Dalmasso

0 Jun 23, 2016

52 PORTRAITS: a conversation

52 PORTRAITS: Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion and Hugo Glendinning in conversation with Adrian Heathfield and Sarah Whatley Date & Tim…

Started by Daniela Perazzo Domm

0 Jun 17, 2016

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

THE USES OF UTOPIA an interdisciplinary symposium on the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's Utopia26 June 2016Clare College, Cambridge REG…

Started by Naomi Woo

0 Jun 6, 2016

Last Train (a thought thriller) - HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 31st May 2016

Last Train - a thought thriller a play of voices by Fred Dalmasso & John Schad - based on John Schad’s 2007 book Someone Called Derrida…

Started by Fred Dalmasso

0 May 28, 2016


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