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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11. 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. 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. 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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Institution (if affiliated)
School of Music and Drama at Gothenburg University
Research Interests
Japanese dance and theatre, Shirabyoshi, dancefilm,screendance, artistic research, contemporary performance, Asian theatre, Noh, Kabuki, Butoh, intercultural experience,feminism, crossgender, postcolonial theory, fantasies about Zen and tea, Samurai culture, Murasaki, Shizuka Gozen.

Ami Skånberg Dahlstedt
Choreographer, performer, film-maker, writer
Studio BuJi, N Hamng 4, Gothenburg, Sweden
Ami Skånberg Dahlstedt is a well-known profile in western Sweden, with her many performances and films.  Currently she is developing ways of incorporating traditional Japanese dance and theatre into her contemporary performances and films and at the same time exploring the world of artistic research. Ami lives on the small island Brännö, in the archipelago of Göteborg, the second largest city in Sweden. Ami has been a member of the jury for the actor´s programme at the Academy of Music and Drama, Gothenburg University. She has been a peer reviewer for Journal of Artistic Research. She has been invited to speak/perform in academic conferences and symposiums in Arab Women Solidarity Association in Egypt, University of Wisconsin in U.S., School of Dance and Circus in Stockholm, Sweden, Nordic Summer University in Ulsteinsvik, Norway, University of Lincoln, G.B., and the Theatre Academy and School of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland. Ami has received the Gothenburg City Cultural Award twice, for appreciated achievements for the city’s cultural life. She received an honorary mention for her debut film in Paris, 1995. In 1999 she was nominated the Gothenburg Film Festival price, the Golden Hat Award. In 2012 Ami received Västra Götaland Cultural Award.
Ami gives workshops and talks on dance, dancefilm and Japanese culture to children and grown-ups. She teaches and lectures on how nihon buyo can be a powerful tool in contemporary performance.
Some international festivals where Amis films and performances have been shown:
Argentina: Festival Internacional de Video Danza in Buenos Aires 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2013, Australia: Art Play 2007, St Kilda Park Primary School 2007, DANscienCEfestival in Canberra 2013, Belgium: Centre Culturel Jacques Franck in Bruxelles 1997, Brazil: Danca em Foco in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro 2005, Denmark: Dansfestival in Århus 1996, Egypt: Alexandria International Filmfestival 1999, Alexandria International Summerfestival 2002
Arab Women Solidarity Association in Kairo, led by Nawal El Saadawi 2005,
Finland: Theatre Academy of Helsinki, School of Fine Arts Shifting Dialogues 2012, 2013
France: Vidéo Danse Grand Prix, Paris 1995, FIPA, Biarritz 1999, Germany: Dance Screen in Frankfurt 1999, Great Britain: the Place in London 1999,
Dance Screen in Brighton 2005, Greenland: Aasivik 1995, Iceland: UNM festival at Nordens Hus in Reykjavik 1997, The Summerfestival of the Arts at Ketilhus in Akureyri 2002, Indonesia: Bandung Dance Film Festival, West Java 2013
Japan: Kyoto International Community House 2001, Oe Noh Theatre i Kyoto 2001, 2004, 2011
Media Dance, International videofestival in Kyoto and Yokohama 2006, 2008, 2013,
Mexico: International Dance and Theatrefestival Festival Cervantino in Irapuato, Leon, Guanajuato and Celaya 2011, Morocco: International Dance and Theatrefestival at Dar Taqqafa in Marrakesh 2006, Norway: Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Oslo1998, NSU in Ulsteinsvik 2013
Portugal: Festival Internacional de Video Danza in Porto 2005, 2006, Rumania: DaKino Filmfestival in Bukarest 1999, Spain: Videodance festival in Barcelona 1995, Switzerland: Bern 2007, Uruguay: Festival Internacional de Video Danza in Santiago 2005, U.S.: Artists Television Access, San Francisco 1999, American Dance Festival at Duke University in North Carolina 1997, 1998, 1999, 2005, Dancefilmsymposium and screening at University of Wisconsin 2000, Dance on Camera Festival at Duke University in North Carolina 1997, 1998,1999, 2005, Dance for Camera in New York 2000, 2005, Sans Souci Dance Festival in Boulder, Colorado 2005

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