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Posted by Anirban Kumar on October 20, 2019 at 22:01 0 Comments

Smolded through ages as lifeless form

Utterly colorful and yet chaotic

A life born out of debt as symbiotic

Caged in green lush, more or less as a unique…


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…


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!




The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…


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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Laruelle and Performative Philosophy


Laruelle and Performative Philosophy

This group looks at the work of François Laruelle and its allied notion of non-standard philosophy. Specifically, it examines non-philosophies of all types as forms of performative thought, as well as Performance in particular as a non-standard philosophy.

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Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on September 30, 2012 at 13:25

From the final chapter of forthcoming translation of Anti-Badiou:

'Philosophy is fundamentally a theatre that denies itself as such, strictly speaking to recognize itself as final duplicity, as a tragedy and a comedy of self-repetition. A deus ex machina: the philosopher seems to disappear into philosophy, but in reality projects himself specularly, like a curious god contemplating this game. Materialism begins to simplify the theatre: the philosopher is still necessary – no longer as a god, but in the wings, where he hides himself so as to pull the strings of matter and thought, of Being and consciousness.'

Oh yes.

Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on September 26, 2012 at 22:25

François Laruelle, Public Lecture at the London Graduate School:

‘Is the Degrowth of Philosophy an Ecological Imperative?’

December 10, 2012, 18:00, Swedenborg Hall, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London.

Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on September 4, 2012 at 15:19
...being fractile)
Comment by John Ó Maoilearca on September 4, 2012 at 15:15
I think the group will be useful Will, as Laruelle is one of the most performative (non) philosophers around. The circle is complete, though it is never closed (being )
Comment by Will Daddario on September 4, 2012 at 14:51

I'm very excited about this group, John. I've recently started digging into Laruelle. I will have to check out your recent collection on his works.


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