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We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. The event will be held at the Clore Centre, British Museum in…Continue
The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation.Thursday 12…Continue
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
Liverpool Hope University is now accepting applications for its new postgraduate programme in performance. I would appreciate if you could pass this information to any graduates who might be interested.
This MA programme offers an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective on contemporary performance practice and research. It is primarily addressed to practitioners, curators and researches interested in performance as an expanded field of cultural and critical…
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…
'Theatre was born out of a universal, irresistible attraction to the new and extraordinary, a desire to feel oneself put into a state of passion'.(Friedrich Schiller).Can our attraction to the "new"…Continue
"What is given as my reply above is simply the duplication of a letter by Daniel Christmann. I clicked innocently on the word Reply and found David's letter reproduced with the note underneath saying 'you have 15 minutes to edit this.I had…"
"You know, its an interesting point, this connection between the idea of the "new" and provocation. Because they are connected to very interesting aspects in a globalized society. They are also, interestingly enough, pulled in two different…"
"Yes, towards thinking through the question of how the theatre practice may produce a mode of confrontation with morality, we might turn towards Nietzsche in The Birth of Tragedy on the role of sacrifice and redemption or look to Bataille on…"
'Theatre was born out of a universal, irresistible attraction to the new and extraordinary, a desire to feel oneself put into a state of passion'.(Friedrich Schiller).Can our attraction to the "new" and the "extraordinary", at times somehow push the limitations of what is considered socially and politically acceptable moral behaviour? By identifying the theatre as a moral institution, are we also simultaneously giving rise to an immorality within the theatre event?Debatably, much of…See More