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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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performance as an interdisciplinary phenomenon, live art, experimental theatre, contemporary dance, installation, moving image and sited art works, continental philosophy; phenomenology, visual and cultural studies, ethics and aesthetics, theories of corporeality, memory, trauma and death, the document and the archive, dialogue as critical practice, affect theory and notions of temporality.

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Support our Threatened Colleagues in São Paulo

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 14:09 0 Comments



The Provost’s Office of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo opened an investigatory procedure against professors Peter Pál Pelbart, Yolanda Glória Gamboa Muñoz and Jonnefer Barbosa, under the allegation of having invited, envisaged, supported and advertised the…


A film series of dialogues with leading thinkers and writers

Posted on January 13, 2014 at 21:17 0 Comments

I'd like to share information about two new films below, in case they are of interest...…


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At 9:13 on July 17, 2013, Liza Kharoubi-Echenique said…

Dear Adrian,

My name is Liza Kharoubi and I am a Lecturer in Anglo-American Studies (Drama/Theatre and theory) at the Université d'Avignon in France.

I would like very much to be able to see this filmed dialogue with Lingis because my work is impregnated with his philosophy. Is there any possibility to watch it outside London? Would you be interested in screening it during a symposium in Paris?

Thank you very much for your consideration,

Best regards,



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