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Why Bergson now?

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PSi 19 Stanford

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Bergson, Duration and Performance

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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

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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.

 

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