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Notes on Performance art, the Body and the Political.pdf

Posted by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on March 12, 2017 at 15:54 0 Comments

For anyone interested, I have linked on my page profile at the voice 'texts' my curatorial and post event catalogue text of the 2nd Live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week: Ritual Body-Political Body (Venice, 2014).

DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Posted by David J Levin on February 20, 2017 at 21:17 0 Comments

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found …

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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on February 7, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices.
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CFP--Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

Posted by Eylül Fidan Akinci on January 13, 2017 at 21:24 0 Comments

Approaching Dance:

Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

 

May 11, 2017

Ph.D. Program in Theatre

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

 

Deadline extended: February 15, 2017. http://approachingdance.com…

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Performance and Science Fiction

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Performance and Science Fiction

Science Fiction Studies has relied on performance theory in order to define itself.   For instance, the 'father' SF studies, Darko Suvin, relied on Brecht in the development of his definition of SF as the literature of cognitive estrangement. Later, Carl Freedman wrote of the effect that SF performs on the reader. And, more recently, China Miéville  draws from Austin in order to make a point that SF is 'something done with language by someone to someone' and then flirts with Stanislavski by suggesting how SF works pretty much with the possibility of an alterity based on a fictitious 'as if'.

This group is interested in discussing the interconnection that SF theory and Performance theory may have. Not only to investigate a genealogy of sorts and identify how of much of each field has entered the other, but more to think about the possibilities that doing science fiction opens with regards to performance philosophy proper, and to ponder on SF as a performative thinking. 

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Comment by Yana Kaprieva on October 8, 2014 at 22:20

Thank you very much Felipe for sharing - the book looks promising indeed! Somehow your case reminded me about that beautiful & nostalgic video: http://youtu.be/xhB2pFJ9wuQ I suppose science as well as the cosmos and the star dust in it simply feels like home.

Comment by Felipe Cervera on May 30, 2014 at 16:22

For any Gilroy fan out there: 

Call for Papers 

29th Annual Symposium on African American Culture & Philosophy

“BLACK TO THE FUTURE: BLACK CULTURE THROUGH SPACE & TIME”

http://www.afropunk.com/forum/topics/black-to-the-future-black-cult...

Comment by Felipe Cervera on May 25, 2014 at 16:51

I have been thinking on how to construct a theory of interplanetary culture and the implications that that would have for theatre and performance. Been using a lot of SF theory in the workings of a piece that covers that question.  I will share the piece, which is titled Interplanetary Performance, once it is in better shape (soon, hopefully!). But in the meantime, and on purpose of interplanetary culture, I just found out that NASA released a free ebook titled Archeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication - Looks very promising. Below the link to download your copy: 

http://www.nasa.gov/connect/ebooks/archaeology_anthropology_and_int...

Enjoy. 

Felipe

 

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