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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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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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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on February 7, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices.
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CFP--Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

Posted by Eylül Fidan Akinci on January 13, 2017 at 21:24 0 Comments

Approaching Dance:

Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

 

May 11, 2017

Ph.D. Program in Theatre

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

 

Deadline extended: February 15, 2017. http://approachingdance.com…

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Staging Moral Philosophy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Felix de Villiers Feb 29, 2016. 6 Replies

'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

Tags: Philosophy, Audience, Studies, Theory, Moral

 

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Felix de Villiers replied to Matthew Hood's discussion Staging Moral Philosophy
"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…"
Feb 29, 2016
Felix de Villiers replied to Matthew Hood's discussion Staging Moral Philosophy
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Karen Bix replied to Matthew Hood's discussion Staging Moral Philosophy
"Have you read Tzachi Zamir's essay "Unethical Acts"(The Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 63, No. 251 April 2013)?  The essay would seem quite relevant to your concerns. "
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Daniel W. Christmann replied to Matthew Hood's discussion Staging Moral Philosophy
"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…"
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Darla Migan replied to Matthew Hood's discussion Staging Moral Philosophy
"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…"
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Staging Moral Philosophy

'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
Feb 23, 2014
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Aberystwyth University
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Theatre and Morality- with regards to the responsibilities of performance and audiences.

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