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Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary Approach

Started by Daniel Villegas Vélez Jun 3. 0 Replies

Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary ApproachInstitute of Philosophy, KU Leuven (Belgium)December 5-6, 2019Keynote: Prof. Gunter Gebauer (Free University of Berlin)Since the…Continue

Tags: workshop, transdisciplinarity, mimesis

Announcing the Performance Philosophy Crowdfunding Campaign!

Started by Naomi Woo Apr 7. 0 Replies

Performance Philosophy is launching our first…Continue

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIES (Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença): PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY CALL FOR PAPERS

Started by Lindsay Gianoukas Feb 20. 0 Replies

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de Estudos daPresença], an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that does notcharge any submission or publication fees, invites…Continue

Tags: ON, PRESENCE, STUDIES, JOURNAL, BRAZILIAN

Material related to Tempting Failure, or “Learniing From Mistakes”

Started by john forester Jul 17, 2018. 0 Replies

A symposium on learning from mistakes in settings of city planning, drawing in part on Frank Barrett’s work on jazz in his striking Yes to the Mess:    See …Continue

Tags: aesthetics, of, cooperation, mis-takes, improvisation

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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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The School of Making Thinking's Summer 2018 Residency Programs

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on January 9, 2018 at 15:01 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I help run an amazing interdisciplinary artist/thinker residency program called The School of Making Thinking based out of the U.S. and I wanted to share our summer programs and encourage Performance Philosophy ppl to apply (as I think many will find them quite interested :- )



see below!

best,

Aaron



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The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…

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Playing with Virtual Realities - Performances and Symposium

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on November 18, 2017 at 13:14 0 Comments

PREMIERE Playing with Virtual Realities  
25. bis 28.01.2018 A research project of the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung, Humboldt-University of Berlin   …
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CFP: The Arts of Logistics

CFP: “The Arts of Logistics” Call for PapersProposals due 22 FeburaryQueen Mary University of London3-4 June 2016Keynote Presentations: Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)The so-called “logistics revolution” and its attendant technologies have made possible capitalism’s reproduction and restructuring over the past half century. Among other things, logistics sped up the loading and unloading of ships and helped establish the “global…See More
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CFP: "Beyond the Postdramatic? The Stakes of Contemporary Performance" (ASTR 2015) at Portland Oregon

May 11, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
Call for Submissions, American Society for Theater Research Working Session–Portland, Oregon (November 5-8, 2015)"Beyond the Postdramatic? The Stakes of Contemporary Performance"Conveners: Shane Boyle (Queen Mary Univ. of London), Matthew Cornish (Ohio University), and Brandon Woolf (Freie Universitӓt Berlin)This year’s “Debating Postdramatic Theatre” working session is a culmination of the conversations we began at ASTR in Dallas and continued in Baltimore. For our third and final meeting, we…See More
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Adorno

This group seeks to investigate the philosophy of Theodor W. Adorno specifically as it relates to theatre and performance.See More
Dec 6, 2012
Michael Shane Boyle commented on Edward Lewis's group MARXISM AND PERFORMANCE
"Jason, you might check out the essays collected in the "After Marx" section of the Critical Theory and Performance collection. They do not theorize performance as labor as such, but do get at questions of production as they relate…"
Sep 10, 2012
Michael Shane Boyle commented on Edward Lewis's group MARXISM AND PERFORMANCE
"I agree with Tavia. As much as I appreciate McKenzie's work, I would hesitate to call him a Marxist. His account seems much more closely aligned with a post-structuralist project, loosely informed as it may be by Marcuse. The performance…"
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MARXISM AND PERFORMANCE

MARXISM AND PERFORMANCEDespite efforts to declare the Grand Narrative of Marxism dead, at this time of crisis the need for performance based on a clearly defined progressive agenda underpinned by a clear philosophy is paramount. Anyone interested in exploring Marxist focused reponses in and to eprformance is invited to join this group. See More
Sep 5, 2012
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CFP: The Arts of Logistics

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 11:38 0 Comments

CFP: “The Arts of Logistics” Call for Papers

Proposals due 22 Feburary

Queen Mary University of London

3-4 June 2016

Keynote Presentations: Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)

The so-called “logistics revolution” and its attendant technologies have made possible capitalism’s reproduction and restructuring over the past half century. Among other things, logistics sped up the loading and…

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