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What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

Bishop and Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Aug 19, 2016. 1 Reply

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy Jul 26, 2016. 0 Replies

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Tags: aesthetics, relational, criticism, art, performance

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

Started by Fred Dalmasso Jun 23, 2016. 0 Replies

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at theWatford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pmsee …Continue

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OPEN CALL: Symposium Performance Philosophy School of Athens II

Posted by Stella Dimitrakopoulou on July 20, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

Athens, 23-24 September 2017

Performance Philosophy School of Athens II, is a two-day symposium, organised by Stefania Mylona and Stella Dimitrakopoulou, in association with the Performance Philosophy network. This year will focus on Performance Dance, performances of all kinds that stand in-between dance and performance art or more broadly the visual arts world. The symposium…

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THE OBJECT TURNED INSIDE OUT

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on June 16, 2017 at 17:36 0 Comments

Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.…

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Notes on Performance art, the Body and the Political.pdf

Posted by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on March 12, 2017 at 15:54 0 Comments

For anyone interested, I have linked on my page profile at the voice 'texts' my curatorial and post event catalogue text of the 2nd Live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week: Ritual Body-Political Body (Venice, 2014).

DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Posted by David J Levin on February 20, 2017 at 21:17 0 Comments

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found …

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New performance art channel on Vimeo.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Setzer Aug 14, 2014. 1 Reply

Hey, Contemporary Performance Network.I've started a new Performance Art Channel on Vimeo--there were a couple, but they're not very active.If you have a Vimeo account please follow the channel…Continue

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Gary Setzer replied to Gary Setzer's discussion New performance art channel on Vimeo.
"Okay, only a few days old and I decided that a blog was a much better format. Keeping the Vimeo channel in place, but the blog will allow for articles, interviews, Youtube, etc. Want me to feature your work or link to an article you've written?…"
Aug 14, 2014
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New performance art channel on Vimeo.

Hey, Contemporary Performance Network.I've started a new Performance Art Channel on Vimeo--there were a couple, but they're not very active.If you have a Vimeo account please follow the channel here:https://vimeo.com/channels/performancearttodayThere is a "shout box" on that page--if you'd like one of your performance videos on the page plug a link to it in the shout box.Keep performing,Gary SetzerSee More
Aug 11, 2014
Gary Setzer posted a status
"Today, I'm reaching out on this network and trying to add some folks. I think that's what this site is for, right? So, "hello.""
Oct 29, 2013
Gary Setzer joined Broderick D.V. Chow's group
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Zizek, Lacan and Performance

This group is open to all researchers interested in the work of Slavoj Žižek and its implications and applications for theatre and performance studies, as well as consideration of performance in relation to Žižek's study Lacanian psychoanalysis, Hegelian idealism, and Marxian political economy.Work on the first edited collection to consider Žižek and Performance is underway, and we invite researchers to continue the conversation and propose new projects.See More
Jul 27, 2013
Gary Setzer joined Clara Armand's group
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Intermedial Performance

This group will discuss a range of intermedial possibilities, transformations and/or issues at the interart juncture of live and recorded performance. We shall open up a forum to discuss the communicative systems of a range of art forms, which interact within the medium of performance. A media-saturated world has inevitably transformed traditional notions of performance and has inspired new perspectives and aspects of performance theory. The whole framing act of communication has been brought…See More
Jul 27, 2013
Gary Setzer joined Anthony Gritten's group
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Music/Performance/Philosophy

This group is interested in the multiple relationships between music, performance, and philosophy. No particular methodology or intellectual tradition is emphasised: the purpose of the group is to further the understanding of philosophy in, and as music performance, and of music performance as philosophy.See More
Jul 27, 2013
Gary Setzer joined Stuart Grant's group
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Phenomenology of Performance

Group for phenomenology in of as or about the study and or practice of performanceSee More
Dec 6, 2012
Gary Setzer is now a member of Performance Philosophy
Sep 2, 2012

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University of Arizona School of Art
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Performance, Video Art, Sound Art, Installation, Interdisciplinary Art.

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At 1:12 on October 30, 2013, Jeff Friedman said…

hey gary,

coincidentally, this evening i was working on our new dance MFA degree which focuses on cross- and interdisciplinary collaborations.  having briefly viewed your web site, i'm interested in knowing more about how you theorize/practice sound in regards to embodied performance.  

Jeff

At 0:30 on October 30, 2013, Jeff Friedman said…

Hey Gary,

What's up?

Jeff Friedman

Rutgers University

 
 
 

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