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Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

Started by Valeria Lembo Aug 30. 0 Replies

We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. The event will be held at the Clore Centre, British Museum in…Continue

Tags: Voice, Sound, Embodiment, Ecology, Epistemology

Listening After Oliveros

Started by Ed McKeon Aug 17. 0 Replies

The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation.Thursday 12…Continue

What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

Bishop and Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Aug 19, 2016. 1 Reply

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Blog Posts

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

Context :

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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All Groups (48)

  • Bio-Politics and Performance

    3 members Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2013

    A working group originating from ASTR

  • PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY - FRANCE

    30 members Latest Activity: 4 hours ago

    The aim of the group is to gather scholars living in France around the concept of "performance philosophy" to exchange, develop this field of…

  • Theatre and Philosophical Principles

    52 members Latest Activity: Jul 6

    Theatre practitioners have often underpinned their training and performance practices with principles. Those principles can often be defined and…

  • Fashion and Performance

    12 members Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2016

    The point of the group is to promote the discussion and analysis of the ways that fashion is performed.

  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PHILOSOPHY FOR NONPHILOSOPHERS GROUP

    4 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2015

    This working group was founded in 2012 and is hosted by the Columbia University graduate reading group in Theatre and Performance Studies. It…

  • Intermedial Performance

    49 members Latest Activity: May 15

    This group will discuss a range of intermedial possibilities, transformations and/or issues at the interart juncture of live and recorded…

  • Zizek, Lacan and Performance

    55 members Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2016

    This group is open to all researchers interested in the work of Slavoj Žižek and its implications and applications for theatre and performance…

  • Laruelle and Performative Philosophy

    34 members Latest Activity: Jul 17

    This group looks at the work of François Laruelle and its allied notion of non-standard philosophy. Specifically, it examines non-philosophies of…

  • MARXISM AND PERFORMANCE

    52 members Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2016

    MARXISM AND PERFORMANCE

    Despite efforts to declare the Grand Narrative of Marxism dead, at this time of crisis the need…

  • Philosophy On Stage

    50 members Latest Activity: Apr 24

    Philosophy on Stage is a festival format at the edge of philosophy and arts.

    A main interest of of this format to do philosophy is…

  • Brown Performance and Philosophy Group

    23 members Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2015

    This working group is based at Brown University and explores the multiple facets of the relationship between philosophy, theatre, and performance.…

  • ATHE PFSG Philosophy and Performance Working Group

    7 members Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2013

    Philosophy and Performance exists as a working group within the Association for Theater in Higher Education's Performance Studies Focus…

  • Adorno

    33 members Latest Activity: May 15

    This group seeks to investigate the philosophy of Theodor W. Adorno specifically as it relates to theatre and performance.

  • Madison Performance Philosophy Collective

    11 members Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2015

  • PSi Performance & Philosophy Working Group

    44 members Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2012

    Founded in 2008, this working group was proposed to encourage debate and collaboration between members of Performance Studies international (PSi)…

  • Deleuze, Guattari & Performance

    70 members Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2013

    This groups is open to all researchers interested in the implications of the work of Deleuze and Guattari for performance, and, vice versa, of…

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