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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
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.…
Watson’s background is in Sculpture & Theatre, with specific puppet focused training at I’Institut International de la Marionnette Charleville-Mezieres, with Philippe Genty 1985. Here she also worked with Tadeusz Kantor on his piece ‘A Short Lesson’ 1989. Watson was co artistic director of doo-cot (with painter Rachael Field) 1990 -2007. Barking Dog, was established in 2008 to promote her collaborative projects. During 2008/9 she undertook a Puppet Centre Trust bursary focused on Punch & Judy. Her Creative Research Fellowship hosted by CSSD, funded by AHRC began in May 09 and is part time for five years.
The life and death of objects and puppets: immanence, intervention, presence and absence. Over the next five years (part time) as a Creative Research Fellow, Watson will focus on the threshold where the lifeless becomes animate; memory within animation; tradition within ideas of the ‘living’ and the ‘past’; the intimacy in engagement with puppets and explore archiving in relation to the ‘life’ of the object.
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