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We all have the same dream?

Started by Egemen Kalyon on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hello, "We all have the same dream" is my project that aims to create an archive from the dreams of our era and reinterpret Jung's "collective unconscious" concepts with performance and performing…Continue

Circus and Its Others 2020, UC Davis CFP

Started by Ante Ursic Mar 15. 0 Replies

Circus and its Others 2020November 12-15University of California, DavisRevised Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2020Launched in 2014, the Circus and its Others research project explores the ways in which…Continue

Tags: critical, ethnic, queer, performance, animal

CFP - Dossier: ANTONIN ARTAUD AND REVERBERATIONS

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Aug 21, 2019. 0 Replies

CALL FOR PAPERS Dossier: ANTONIN ARTAUD AND REVERBERATIONSThe Ephemera…Continue

Blog Posts

"Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance" Working Paper

Posted by Phillip Cartwright on January 15, 2020 at 21:28 0 Comments

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.…

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HOW NOT TO MISS THE 'MISSING' IN THE UNIVERSE AROUND US

Posted by Anirban Kumar on October 20, 2019 at 22:01 0 Comments

Smolded through ages as lifeless form

Utterly colorful and yet chaotic

A life born out of debt as symbiotic

Caged in green lush, more or less as a unique…

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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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May 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Posthuman Life: Philosophy at the Edge of the Human

My book Posthuman Life: philosophy at the edge of the human will be published by Routledge in September 2014.

"We imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine…

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Added by David Roden on May 28, 2014 at 12:01 — No Comments

Whither Political Theatre? Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe

Call for Papers

Whither political theatre?

Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe

Faculty of English, Cambridge, and St John’s College, Cambridge

19-20 September 2014

This conference is concerned with the state and direction of contemporary political…

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Added by Eva Urban on May 28, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

CFP - Beirut: Bodies in public

Call for Papers and Interventions

Beirut: Bodies in Public

 

Beirut: Bodies in Public is a three-day workshop inviting artists and researchers to think through the interdisciplinary concerns surrounding performance in public space in Beirut.

 

Workshop Dates: 9th –11th October 2014

Deadline for responses: 13th June 2014

 

Location: American University…

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Added by Ella Parry-Davies on May 28, 2014 at 10:07 — No Comments

New: FWF PEEK Research Project: Artist Philosophers. Philosophy AS Arts-Based Research

Abstract English

Artist-Philosophers. Philosophy as Arts-Based Research

From the very beginning of European philosophy in ancient Greece the relation between philosophy and arts has been highly problematic. On the one hand we find “artist-philosophers” like Plato or Nietzsche, whose philosophical investigations used artistic practices to demonstrate their thoughts; on the other hand philosophy has been extremly hostile to such…

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Added by Arno Böhler on May 26, 2014 at 9:55 — No Comments

Announcement: New Publication: Wissen wir, was ein Körper vermag (ed. by Arno Böhler, Krassimira Kruschkova, Susanne Valerie) Trancript 2014

Arno Böhler/Krassimira Kruschkova/Susanne Valerie (Eds.): Wissen wir, was ein Körper vermag? Rhizomatische Körper in Religion, Kunst, Philosophie.

Transcript Verlag: Bielefeld 2014, 258 Seiten, kart., ISBN 978-3-8376-2687-2



Die Frage »Wissen wir, was ein Körper vermag?« ist für Spinozas Ethik zentral, weil sie die leibliche Fundierung geistiger…

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Added by Arno Böhler on May 26, 2014 at 9:39 — No Comments

Book Announcement for Maxine Sheets-Johnstone: Putting Movement into your Life: a beyond fitness primer

Renowned dance and Husserlian phenomenologist Maxine Sheets-Johnstone has just published a book on everyday movement.

Book can be pre-purchased at Amazon for RRP 12.95 USD



Putting Movement into Your Life: A Beyond Fitness Primer is both

playful and serious, bridging both popular and scholarly texts. It is engagingly written with two Ponderabilia inserts per chapter that offer slow food for thought on a diversity of topics related to the

immediate topic in the text.…

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Added by Jodie McNeilly on May 21, 2014 at 12:10 — No Comments

Animal Encounters: Performance, Animality & Posthumanism, SATURDAY 31 MAY

For details on the programme for Animal Encounters: Performance, Animality & Posthumanism organised by TaPRA Theatre Performance & Philosophy Group in co-operation with Roehampton University and the University of East London (Centre of Performing Arts Development), see:

Animal%20Encounters%20-%20Programme.docx

Added by Eve Katsouraki on May 1, 2014 at 11:11 — No Comments

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