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book on the Antonin Artaud's influence and propositions around the world

Started by Felipe Monteiro Sep 19. 0 Replies

Good evening, I'm Felipe, Brazilian PhD in performing arts at UFBA. I and Théophile Choquet are organizing a book on the Antonin Artaud's influence and propositions around the world. We are accepting…Continue

Material related to Tempting Failure, or “Learniing From Mistakes”

Started by john forester Jul 17. 0 Replies

A symposium on learning from mistakes in settings of city planning, drawing in part on Frank Barrett’s work on jazz in his striking Yes to the Mess:    See …Continue

Tags: aesthetics, of, cooperation, mis-takes, improvisation

CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16, 2017. 0 Replies

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIESRevista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença DECOLONIAL POETICS AND PEDAGOGIES CALL FOR PAPERS The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de…Continue

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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, 2017. 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

Blog Posts

Division of Labor - Denis Beaubois

Posted by Gabrielle Senza on February 23, 2018 at 0:36 0 Comments

I just came across Denis Beaubois, an Australian multidisciplinary artist whose work, Currency - Division of Labor might be of interest to researchers here.

It is a series of video/performance works that use the division of labor model in capitalism as a structural tool for performance.

From his website:

The Division of labour work explores…

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The School of Making Thinking's Summer 2018 Residency Programs

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on January 9, 2018 at 15:01 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I help run an amazing interdisciplinary artist/thinker residency program called The School of Making Thinking based out of the U.S. and I wanted to share our summer programs and encourage Performance Philosophy ppl to apply (as I think many will find them quite interested :- )



see below!

best,

Aaron



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The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…

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Playing with Virtual Realities - Performances and Symposium

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on November 18, 2017 at 13:14 0 Comments

PREMIERE Playing with Virtual Realities  
25. bis 28.01.2018 A research project of the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung, Humboldt-University of Berlin   …
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All Groups (49)

  • Erotics and drama

    12 members Latest Activity: Jan 12

    A few passages in the Dialectic of Enlightenment suggest a concern with the erotic in the work of Critical Theory; Schopenhauer's philosophy also…

  • Anthropology and Performance

    46 members Latest Activity: Apr 24

    This group seeks to focus and foster conversations by and about the relation between anthropology and performance. This can be in the form of…

  • Bio-Politics and Performance

    3 members Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2013

    A working group originating from ASTR

  • PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY - FRANCE

    31 members Latest Activity: Feb 15

    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, 2017

    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

    50 members Latest Activity: on Friday

    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

    57 members Latest Activity: Sep 19

    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, 2017

    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

    52 members Latest Activity: Mar 1

    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

    24 members Latest Activity: Nov 22, 2017

    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…

  • TaPRA Theatre Performance & Philosophy

    54 members Latest Activity: Dec 23, 2017

    The focus of the group’s activity is the examination of any aspect of theatre and performance through philosophical frameworks. Ever since…

  • Adorno

    33 members Latest Activity: May 15, 2017

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

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