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Available Online IMAGINED THEATRES issue #03

Started by Daniel Sack Aug 13. 0 Replies

We are pleased to announce the launch of issue #03 of …Continue

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Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary Approach

Started by Daniel Villegas Vélez Jun 3. 0 Replies

Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary ApproachInstitute of Philosophy, KU Leuven (Belgium)December 5-6, 2019Keynote: Prof. Gunter Gebauer (Free University of Berlin)Since the…Continue

Tags: workshop, transdisciplinarity, mimesis

Announcing the Performance Philosophy Crowdfunding Campaign!

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Performance Philosophy is launching our first…Continue

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…


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   …


Forum Discussions (43)

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Theodor Adorno

An account of my first discovery of Adorno may be unusual but may also lead straight into the heart of his thinking better than straight ph…

Started by Felix de Villiers

9 Mar 18, 2016
Reply by Felix de Villiers

CFP: Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy

CFP: COMING TO TERMS WITH FILM-PHILOSOPHY “Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” Conference plus Special Event and Masterclass with Alain B…

Started by Scott Birdwise

0 Mar 4, 2016

Staging Moral Philosophy

'Theatre was born out of a universal, irresistible attraction to the new and extraordinary, a desire to feel oneself put into a state of pa…

Started by Matthew Hood

6 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Felix de Villiers

Postdramatic Theatre and Form (CFP

Postdramatic Theatre and FormCall for SubmissionsEditors: Shane Boyle, Matt Cornish, Brandon WoolfEmail: postdramatictheatre@gmail.comPostd…

Started by Matt Cornish

0 Feb 10, 2016

Theatre as Critique Congress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016

Theatre as Critique Congress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016 Organisers: The Institute for Ap…

Started by Alexandra Pazgu

0 Feb 3, 2016

The Delicate Dangers of Counting Sheep - Event

Hello! I just posted here a Berlin event, but I can't figure out where it can be seen, as I'm a novice of this site. Allow me to share the…

Started by Ioana Popovici

0 Jan 10, 2016

Performing Research event, Birmingham, 4 July

BOOOM! Making Research Memorable is an event held at Birmingham City University on behalf of Midlands 3 Cities. It’s not just what you have…

Started by Ed McKeon

0 Jun 11, 2015

Interested in Nancy?

This is just a general shout-out to see if I can connect with any other PP scholars interested in the work of Jean-Luc Nancy, especially hi…

Started by Claire Maria Chambers

1 Mar 5, 2015
Reply by Bernard Roddy

to convoke the possible in its time

"..In the face of the no sense and the dissonance between: a life – uncertain by nature- and consequently impossible to be predefined to in…

Started by Mónica Susana Vergara Málaga

0 Jan 20, 2015

Performance Philosophy -- Definition

The title of this organization is "Performance Philosophy" that is, two nouns joined together.Or is "performance" being performed here as a…

Started by Robert Perinbanayagam

3 Jan 8, 2015
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