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Improvisation

Started by Simon Rose. Last reply by James Hamilton Jun 5. 3 Replies

I've recently completed this book about the experience of improvisation. I hope it may be of interest.…Continue

CALL FOR PAPERS - Performance Phenomenology

Started by Stuart Grant Jan 25, 2014. 0 Replies

Please distribute this call for papersApologies for cross-postingEdited Collection: The Thing Itself – Performance PhenomenologyStuart Grant (…Continue

Getting Together at the PP Conference

Started by Stuart Grant. Last reply by Jane Carr Mar 27, 2013. 4 Replies

Dear AllIt seems there are a lot of us in the phenomenology group. I am wondering how many of us will be at the conference in April. Do we think it would be fruitful to get together in Surrey and…Continue

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THE OBJECT TURNED INSIDE OUT

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on June 16, 2017 at 17:36 0 Comments

Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.…

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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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I've recently completed this book about the experience of improvisation. I hope it may be of interest.

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/L/bo250322...

all the best

Simon

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Terrific -- looking forward to reading it! I write on dance improvisation and I'm interested in the lived experience of improvisation as well -- on which phenomenologists does your book focus?

Best,

Aili

www.artistsmatter.com

Hey Simon, This looks pretty cool. Have you looked at the extensive literature in philosophical aesthetics on musical improvisation? If not, you might want to look up work by Lee Brown, Alessandro Bertinetto, Andrew Kania, Philip Alperson, and Susan Feagin for starters.

Oh, and of course, Aili Bresnahan and others on dance improvisation...

Best,

--Jim

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