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What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

Bishop and Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Aug 19, 2016. 1 Reply

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy Jul 26, 2016. 0 Replies

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Tags: aesthetics, relational, criticism, art, performance

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

Started by Fred Dalmasso Jun 23, 2016. 0 Replies

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at theWatford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pmsee …Continue

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OPEN CALL: Symposium Performance Philosophy School of Athens II

Posted by Stella Dimitrakopoulou on July 20, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

Athens, 23-24 September 2017

Performance Philosophy School of Athens II, is a two-day symposium, organised by Stefania Mylona and Stella Dimitrakopoulou, in association with the Performance Philosophy network. This year will focus on Performance Dance, performances of all kinds that stand in-between dance and performance art or more broadly the visual arts world. The symposium…

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THE OBJECT TURNED INSIDE OUT

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on June 16, 2017 at 17:36 0 Comments

Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.…

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Notes on Performance art, the Body and the Political.pdf

Posted by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on March 12, 2017 at 15:54 0 Comments

For anyone interested, I have linked on my page profile at the voice 'texts' my curatorial and post event catalogue text of the 2nd Live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week: Ritual Body-Political Body (Venice, 2014).

DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Posted by David J Levin on February 20, 2017 at 21:17 0 Comments

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found …

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October 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Crisis, Critique, and the Possibilities of the Political

EIRINI AVRAMOPOULOU interviews Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou apropos the

publication of their book

Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (Polity Press, 2013)

Introduction to the Interview

By intertwining significant philosophical questions on subjectivity, precarity, biopolitics and performativity with contemporary dilemmas on acts of dissidence, collective protests, activism…

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Added by Anna Street on October 15, 2014 at 21:03 — No Comments

Reading Butler: speculations on the limitations of Brecht

Reading Butler: speculations on the limitations of Brecht

 

The focus of this article is on integrating the contributions made by Butler’s work to an understanding and expansion of performance and, in particular, what is called the Brechtian method. The following was written between 2008 and 2010 as part of my first thesis and rather than develop a purely theoretical formulation of any…

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Added by Jena A Zelezny on October 14, 2014 at 9:19 — No Comments

Call for Articles on Adorno

Call for Articles: The European Legacy’s Special Issue on the Legacy of Adorno’s Criticism in Aesthetics and Performance  

 

Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth-century, Theodor Adorno’s work ranges from cultural criticism, Marxism, and aesthetic theory to philosophy and sociology.  A trained musician, his work demonstrates an unusual balance between theory and praxis, a combination that distinguishes him from many other critical…

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Added by Karoline Gritzner on October 8, 2014 at 15:33 — No Comments

Kkkaaa

An homage to the dialect of the place I grew up in. Glottals like hawking up phlegm or a kick in the balls,…

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Added by robin bale on October 7, 2014 at 18:12 — No Comments

SPHINX SONG


Myself and the Bike Cemetery Big Band in 2014

Added by robin bale on October 7, 2014 at 17:56 — No Comments

Judith Butler: performativity and dramaturgy

Judith Butler: performativity and dramaturgy

Dr Jena A Zelezny (2010)

 

Judith Butler’s work is widely known and sometimes only known, for the theory outlined in ‘Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory’ (Theatre Journal 1988), Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990), and Bodies…

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Added by Jena A Zelezny on October 6, 2014 at 10:44 — 3 Comments

At the borders of the Known: the Uncanny

Hi all,

I've just posted a new event- please check it out.

dance performance, exhibition and a lecture at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, October 25th.

let me know if you can make it...

Added by Lior Avizoor on October 4, 2014 at 16:50 — No Comments

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