Performance Philosophy is an international network open to all researchers concerned with the relationship between performance & philosophy.

  • Anyone can be a member of Performance Philosophy and it is free to join. Just click on the link that says 'Sign Up' in the box above. 
  • All members are free to propose new groups within Performance Philosophy. These can be either geographic or thematic groups. Please see the 'About' page for more information. Or go to 'Groups' to propose a new group.
  • If you have any problems using this website, please contact: 
  • For general enquiries about Performance Philosophy, please contact Laura Cull: l.cull@surrey.ac.uk

Discussion Forum

Why Bergson now?

Started by Nik Wakefield. Last reply by Laura Cull Dec 4, 2012. 3 Replies

Although the call for papers deadline for PSi 19 passed, there are still two weeks before the deadline for the performance philosophy conference.With 23 members currently joined up to this group, I…Continue

PSi 19 Stanford

Started by Nik Wakefield. Last reply by Nik Wakefield Nov 9, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello BergsonistsAs the cfp quickly approaches for PSi 19 on temporality and performance, its still not too late to put together a performance philosophy contribution.If there is interest, we might…Continue

Blog Posts

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   …
Continue

looking or people/events/conferences etc

Posted by Veronica Marina Fazzio Welf on November 11, 2017 at 16:52 0 Comments

I am working on my Phd Thesis and looking for people that works with concepts of post humanism, post anthropocene & social sculpture, I am from Buenos Aires, based in Miami Beach, doing my phD in Plymouth University, UK...not sure if I should start a new group...any suggestions?

Aesthetics of Contemplation: Poetry Leaves

Posted by Jack Beglin on October 3, 2017 at 14:06 0 Comments

He met her in the foyer of a theatre, novel in her hand, clip board in his hand,

Market research on the tip of his tongue,…

Continue

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Bergson, Duration and Performance

Information

Bergson, Duration and Performance

This group brings together those interested in the philosophy of Henri Bergson and performance.

Members: 55
Latest Activity: Jul 6

Discussion Forum

Why Bergson now?

Started by Nik Wakefield. Last reply by Laura Cull Dec 4, 2012. 3 Replies

Although the call for papers deadline for PSi 19 passed, there are still two weeks before the deadline for the performance philosophy conference.With 23 members currently joined up to this group, I…Continue

PSi 19 Stanford

Started by Nik Wakefield. Last reply by Nik Wakefield Nov 9, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello BergsonistsAs the cfp quickly approaches for PSi 19 on temporality and performance, its still not too late to put together a performance philosophy contribution.If there is interest, we might…Continue

Comment Wall

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of Bergson, Duration and Performance to add comments!

Comment by Martin E. Rosenberg on January 2, 2015 at 22:24

An Interesting Discussion!

For an application of Bergson, and the distinction in the cognition of time between classical and jazz performers, see my essay "Jazz and Emergence: Part One......" here:

https://www.academia.edu/394177/Jazz_and_Emergence--Part_One_From_C...

Comment by Nik Wakefield on January 2, 2015 at 16:34

http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/chor.5.2.183_1

article on time-specificity of performance

Comment by Savannah Dalcourt on July 19, 2013 at 1:50

the question of duration/endurance became especially interesting to me after having read this review:
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2012/10/raimund-hoghe...

"Hoghe is comfortable with a silent stage, and with stillness. Several times, he and Ueno confronted each other across the stage, just looking, just standing. Such “inactive” moments vibrated with intensity and possibility, and the two men seemed joined by a kind of telepathy. Hoghe is an artist willing not only to draw out a quiet moment longer than you think is endurable but also to use whole pieces of music."

unfortunately i've not come across any videos of the performance. Have any of you had the opportunity to see Hoghe's "Pas de Deux"?

Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on March 13, 2013 at 12:21

Nice to see some Bergson at the upcoming conference - in the panel 'Bergson, Duration and Performance' on the Saturday, 11.45‐1.15. I'm addressing Bergson (and Laruelle) in my talk - title is: 'Laruelle and Bergson on Gesture and Performance Philosophy'. And also there's Nik Wakefield on the Thursday, 11-1, on 'Bergsonian Memory and Duration in Performance and Documentation'.

 

Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on September 27, 2012 at 7:56

Lindsay Seers - Nowhere Less Now, London

http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/blog/lindsay-seers-nowhere-less-n...

The theatricality of the installation is about the theatricality of recording and viewing. The performance is very much about the theatre mundi idea of everything as performance. The work is steeped in Neoplatonism, but this is deconstructed through the influence of Bergson.

 

Members (55)

 
 
 

© 2017   Created by Laura Cull.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service