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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
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
The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…
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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