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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,…

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Playing with Virtual Realities - Introduction

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on September 25, 2017 at 17:00 0 Comments

 

The project Playing with Virtual Realities takes place in the research group gamelab.berlin, at the Excellence Cluster an Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Humboldt University of Berlin.

The project explores how VR-technology and the embodied practices of gaming and dancing enact and design imagination and perceptual experience. The project is a collaboration of gaming, dancing, VR design, philosophy of technology, embodied…

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Dance movement therapy contextualised within a Shambhala Buddhist Vision of Enlightened Society.

Posted by Jack Beglin on September 23, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

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This essay was written during my visiting scholarship to Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado U.S.A, August - December 2016. Naropa is a Buddhist inspired University founded in 1974 by…

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International University “Global Theatre Experience” The Ostrenko Brothers and Embodied Statues of the Psyche

Posted by Jack Beglin on September 15, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

ArtUniverse is an international arts agency created in 2006 in Great Britain with the mission;

‘ To develop transnational cultural collaboration and exchange between arts and culture workers, to strengthen international cultural links through artistic expression and to…

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Buddhism and Performance

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Buddhism and Performance

For those interested in Buddhist influences in theatre and performance both in terms of critical discourse and performance practice.

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Comment by Will Daddario on September 13, 2016 at 20:19

Hi Pema,

I am a bit busy at the moment, as usual, but I am interested in the topic and would like dialogue to unfold. I am particularly interested in the connections between the Buddhist arts and pedagogy. David Fancy (of Brock University) wrote an interesting piece recently about mindfulness in the classroom and its relation to Deleuze and Guattari's "becoming-imperceptible." These type of experiments are things that really draw me in. 

I wonder, perhaps, in addition to talking through ideas here, if we could offer a series of instructions for brief performances/experiments that put Buddhist thought in action, and then report back here with our findings. Or, likewise, if you know of any other experiments, we could post them here. For me, it's easier to think about these ideas when they are grounded in praxis of some kind since the unfolding of no-mind (for example) is easier to see in action (again, for me).

 

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