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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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General Humanity replied to aha's discussion Performing Viral Pandemics?
"Hello Aha, interesting suggestion. intra-action is sth i relate to, and I was just reading up on the human virome and proviruses (although wikipedia really is not to be trusted as an unbiased source of information especially with regard to COVID19…"
May 8, 2020
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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
May 4, 2020
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Ingrid Hoelzl aka General Arka is a postanthropocene theorist, experimental musician and performer currently based in Hamburg.

Founder of GENERAL HUMANITY LAB which engages in encounters of philosophy, performance, dance and musical improvisation through transdisciplinary workshops and experimental operas.

POSTIMAGE OPERAAAHHH!!! was performed at Collegium Helveticum, ETH Zurich, in June 2019. DURLG! An Animal Ancestor Opera will be performed in October 2020 as a main event of the Blurred Edges Festival Hamburg. A third iteration is in planning.


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