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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

CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16, 2017. 0 Replies

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIESRevista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença DECOLONIAL POETICS AND PEDAGOGIES CALL FOR PAPERS The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de…Continue

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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, 2017. 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, 2017. 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

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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…


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!




The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…


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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Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari liked Alice Lagaay's event Amsterdam 2019
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Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari joined Broderick D.V. Chow's group

Zizek, Lacan and Performance

This group is open to all researchers interested in the work of Slavoj Žižek and its implications and applications for theatre and performance studies, as well as consideration of performance in relation to Žižek's study Lacanian psychoanalysis, Hegelian idealism, and Marxian political economy.Work on the first edited collection to consider Žižek and Performance is underway, and we invite researchers to continue the conversation and propose new projects.See More
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"Sounds great, Will. I'll get in touch to share my work and get your feedback if you have the time."
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"So happy to hear this, Mohammad. If you ever want to talk about any specific projects, please let me know."
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Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari left a comment for Will Daddario
"Hi Will! Your works have been very inspiring to me and I'm very grateful for that. My MA thesis is on Agamben and performative aspects of hysteria. It's almost done, but I'm sure this site can help me get more input to improve my…"
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Exploring the intersections between performance making and research and feminist care ethics.Unaffiliated site on care ethics: http://ethicsofcare.orgSee More
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Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari joined Ioana Jucan's group

Brown Performance and Philosophy Group

This working group is based at Brown University and explores the multiple facets of the relationship between philosophy, theatre, and performance. Themes currently under investigation include: philosophy and performance behavior; ontology and phenomenology; performance, politics, and the market; performance and pathology; philosophy and mise en scene; philosophy and film; (thought) experiments and performance; Wittgenstein; Husserl; Descartes and the post-Cartesian. See More
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Phenomenology of Performance

Group for phenomenology in of as or about the study and or practice of performanceSee More
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Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
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Performance theory, Giorgio Agamben,Gilles Deleuze, Performance Philosophy,Trauma Studies,Gesturality and Hysteria,Poetics of Inoperativity, Potentiality, Affect Theory

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At 20:35 on November 22, 2017, Will Daddario said…

So happy to hear this, Mohammad. If you ever want to talk about any specific projects, please let me know.

At 19:01 on November 22, 2017, Will Daddario said…

Hi, Mohammad!


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