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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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Theodor Adorno

Started this discussion. Last reply by Felix de Villiers Mar 18, 2016. 9 Replies

An account of my first discovery of Adorno may be unusual but may also lead straight into the heart of his thinking better than straight philosophical discussions.I came to him via my passion for…Continue


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I suppose that I should introduce myself here. I was born on Namibia and grew up in the last village on the railway line - in the African bush.For some reason I from an ealry age had a desire for lyrical expression in any form I discovered it. In a negelcted bottom drawer I fund the gramophone recors of so-called 'classical music and decided on my own that I prefererd this to the then prevalent pop music.My mother herself was anincarnation of lyrical being and though she became and from then on I was launched in the direction I have followed for the rest of my life.

To cut the whole story short, I think it was Stefan Zweig who coined the phrase Sternenstunden der Menscheit - meaning starry hours of mankind.. There were two particularly starry hours in my life; the one was with the music of Schuamnn and the other was my encounter with Adorno German students advised me to read Adorno and Benjamin, for them they were then fashionable authors whom they turned agains, for me muich more. But perhaps I should come back to this subject later in an Adrono discussiion.

I was never made for school studies or University and had to meander through the world in my own way, France, Germany, Britain, Portugal and Italy.. I Have written essays and don't know quite whom to to send them to.A great passion was the translation of poetry and while otherwise really modest I think I managed this pretty well.Three booklets of poetry were published in Verona.

 have just completed my autobiography which is full of adventures and stgrage events. Its +-130 pages wil be too long for this forum, but I'll let you know if I find a publisher or self-publish it. There will be no charge for reading it or my beloved translations of poetry into English.

Thanks for accepting me on your forum.


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At 21:12 on October 19, 2019, Anna Mats said…

Dear, I picked interest on you after going through your page profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here on because it is a public site. Could you please get back to me to my private email contact address ( ) so that we can discuss privately. My regards, Anna

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 American leaders of whatever party have been shameless in using jihadists for their purposes, financing them, training them. The Americans deny being involved in the Turkish coup despite being deeply entrenched in that Nato country with a military base there for themselves and Israel. The Americans have been harbouring a man called Gulen a screaming jihadist who is wanted in Turkey for terrorism. Apparently he lives in luxury and his life is carefully protected by the US as he, who has his…


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