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Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

Started by Valeria Lembo Aug 30. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Voice, Sound, Embodiment, Ecology, Epistemology

Listening After Oliveros

Started by Ed McKeon Aug 17. 0 Replies

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

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

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Aesthetics of Contemplation: Poetry Leaves

Posted by Jack Beglin on October 3, 2017 at 14:06 0 Comments

He met her in the foyer of a theatre, novel in her hand, clip board in his hand,

Market research on the tip of his tongue,…

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Playing with Virtual Realities - Introduction

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on September 25, 2017 at 17:00 0 Comments

 

The project Playing with Virtual Realities takes place in the research group gamelab.berlin, at the Excellence Cluster an Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Humboldt University of Berlin.

The project explores how VR-technology and the embodied practices of gaming and dancing enact and design imagination and perceptual experience. The project is a collaboration of gaming, dancing, VR design, philosophy of technology, embodied…

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Dance movement therapy contextualised within a Shambhala Buddhist Vision of Enlightened Society.

Posted by Jack Beglin on September 23, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

Context :

This essay was written during my visiting scholarship to Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado U.S.A, August - December 2016. Naropa is a Buddhist inspired University founded in 1974 by…

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International University “Global Theatre Experience” The Ostrenko Brothers and Embodied Statues of the Psyche

Posted by Jack Beglin on September 15, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

ArtUniverse is an international arts agency created in 2006 in Great Britain with the mission;

‘ To develop transnational cultural collaboration and exchange between arts and culture workers, to strengthen international cultural links through artistic expression and to…

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University of California, Irvine
Research Interests
Greek Tragedy
Continental Philosophy
Deconstruction
Post 1945 European Theater

Hello! My name is Matthew Roberts. I am the Research Librarian for Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, English, and European Studies at the University of California, Irvine. In this role, I also serve as the Subject Specialist for the Critical Theory Archive, an archival collection that contains the papers of Jacques Derrida, Paul de Man, and many others prominent theorists and literary critics,

My interest in Performance Philosophy is varied. I completed my BA in Philosophy at DePaul University During this time, I developed a passion for Greek tragedy and its reception in German thought (e.g. Hoelderlin, Nietzsche, and Heidegger). This work ultimately contributed to my interest in more contemporary works of European theater, particularly those that break from naturalism. I completed my doctorate at Emory University, producing a dissertation on the work of Harold Pinter, Howard Barker, and Sarah Kane.

Though I am a professional librarian, I continue to conduct research in the fields of theater studies, performance studies, and continental philosophy. My scholarship appears in journals such as Modern Drama and Comparative Drama.

I look forward to establishing relationships with members of this community, and would welcome any opportunities to contribute to existing projects, discussions, or scholarly pursuits.

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