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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11, 2020. 2 Replies

Hi.Hopefully all is well!The shorty is a suggestion to start an online conversation group to elaborate questions from theCovid-19 oriented period and Performance Philosophy?eg. Intra-Active Virome?…Continue

We all have the same dream?

Started by Egemen Kalyon Apr 2, 2020. 0 Replies

Hello, "We all have the same dream" is my project that aims to create an archive from the dreams of our era and reinterpret Jung's "collective unconscious" concepts with performance and performing…Continue

Circus and Its Others 2020, UC Davis CFP

Started by Ante Ursic Mar 15, 2020. 0 Replies

Circus and its Others 2020November 12-15University of California, DavisRevised Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2020Launched in 2014, the Circus and its Others research project explores the ways in which…Continue

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"Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance" Working Paper

Posted by Phillip Cartwright on January 15, 2020 at 21:28 0 Comments

Karolina Nevoina and I are pleased to announce availability of our working paper, "Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance". Special thanks to Professor Aaron Williamon and the Royal College of Music, Centre for Performance Science.…


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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At 11:19 on January 18, 2013, Alice Lagaay said…

thanks, adam. & i agree  about not wanting to go out of one's way to be trendy or whatever. For me the challenge is just to be open (seriously so!)- and yet still strive to understand & relate to what's going on. It's interesting that you mention Spec. Realism. Perhaps rather than contrasting 'negatively', Blanchot's engagement could be be related to the move towards the ontology of things/thingness. The experience of the neutral would seem to allow for that... So I don't see a conflict there. But it's definitely true that much is still to work out. I havent read very much yet myself. But "L'attente, L'oubli" is very beautiful.... Thanks anyway for responding...Perhaps others will contribute to the thread too...(not quite sure if thread is visible to everyone or not... ;)  

At 14:23 on January 17, 2013, Alice Lagaay said…

...Well there's definitely something  - to put it bluntly and quickly and for want of a better word - "old-fashioned" about Blanchot... and yet, and yet I'm wondering how to describe or explain what it is about the figure of the neuter/neutral (in particular) that makes it so very relevant to the contemporary times we are living...

At 9:41 on January 16, 2013, Alice Lagaay said…

Hi Adam! 

I notice your interest in Blanchot. I am struggling with his figure/space/philosophy of the 'neutral' and how it might be related to contemporary themes. There's not much..erm..humour in his position is there?...And yet it's fascinating too. Especially the insistence on paradox...I'd be interested to hear your thoughts or what your interest is...


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