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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

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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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MA Performance

Posted by silvia battista on August 3, 2017 at 9:27 0 Comments

Dear all

Liverpool Hope University is now accepting applications for its new postgraduate programme in performance. I would appreciate if you could pass this information to any graduates who might be interested.

This MA programme offers an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective on contemporary performance practice and research. It is primarily addressed to practitioners, curators and researches interested in performance as an expanded field of cultural and critical…

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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).

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Call For Proposals: Words & [ ] — a Durational Conference of Art & Thought

Hey Everyone! 

We are very very very excited about a 56-hour Durational Conference that The School of Making Thinking is hosting at a major Contemporary Arts Center in Montreal called The Darling Foundry.  We are looking for unusual/experimental proposals that performatively explore the fissures between making and thinking.  Deadline is Feburary 15th.

Read more:

Call for Proposals:

Words & [     ] — a Durational Conference of Art &…

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Added by Aaron Finbloom on January 21, 2016 at 19:07 — No Comments

Room Dances Festival

Hey all!

Room Dances Festival got a new website. the festival starts this week.

come join us!

www.roomdancesfestival.com…

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Added by Lior Avizoor on December 13, 2015 at 18:49 — No Comments

Quiddle Pre-Launch and Call for Submissions

The School of Making Thinking is delighted to announce the pre-launch of Quiddle.



Quiddle is an interdisciplinary and multi-media journal that aims to enliven and expand our experience of the traditional academic platform. We maintain a strong commitment to inquiry while welcoming creative methods which elude the structures of the standard scholarly journal. Serving as a site for both…

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Added by Aaron Finbloom on November 17, 2015 at 20:48 — No Comments

call for papers Deleuze and Art conference at Trinity College Dublin April 2016

We now welcome submissions for the upcoming conference:

 

 

DELEUZE + ART: MULTIPLICITIES |THRESHOLDS |POTENTIALITIES

 

8 – 10 April 2016, Trinity College Dublin, Eire

 

Conference co-hosted by School of Drama, Film and Music at Trinity College Dublin and Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities…

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Added by Stephen Wilmer on October 27, 2015 at 12:19 — No Comments

63 variations on the body. Open call for Composers. 2nd edition.

63 variations on the body.

Open call for Composers.

2nd edition.

 

AMAE/DE PINTO 58 (+1) INDICES ON THE BODY PROJECT.

63 variations on the body — Open call for Composers. 2nd edition.

Deadline October…

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Added by AMAE/DEPINTO on October 18, 2015 at 16:12 — No Comments

Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political and Performative Strategies

Just published! RESISTING BIOPOLITICS: PHILOSOPHICAL, POLITICAL, AND PERFORMATIVE STRATEGIES (Routledge, 2015). The volume includes articles by Giorgio Agamben, Rosi Braidotti, Eugene Thacker, Saskia Sassen and others.…

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Added by Stephen Wilmer on October 8, 2015 at 5:12 — No Comments

Bergson and Performance

This text was read at TaPRA Worcester on 9/9/15. It is rough but it would be great to hear what colleagues think.

Bergson and Performance by Nik Wakefield

 

Waiting with others. Standing in a line outside in the cold. Maybe it is snowing. All making the act of registration. To place the name on the list. One is defying an offer of exemption. The offer could be a sympathetic response to his achievements. He refuses the offer and renounces all previous honours given by the…

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Added by Nik Wakefield on September 22, 2015 at 9:21 — No Comments

58 (+1) INDICES ON THE BODY Index 42: the phases of the pomegranate

58 (+1) INDICES ON THE BODY

Index 42: the phases of the pomegranate



Live Stream performances by AMAE and Pier Giorgio De Pinto.



Tuesday the 15th of September 2015 from 8.00 p.m. London time.



Please follow the two Live Stream performances…

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Added by AMAE/DEPINTO on September 11, 2015 at 13:52 — No Comments

EXHIBITION OF THE EXHIBITION / PERFORMING THE INSTALLATION

EXHIBITION OF THE EXHIBITION / PERFORMING THE INSTALLATION

Remarks on the exhibition Se rappeler qu'une oeuvre...

Online article at: 

https://ensa-limoges.academia.edu/AllenAlainViguier/Papers

Added by Allen Alain Viguier on August 5, 2015 at 16:56 — No Comments

Ron Athey In Conversation with Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage)

Ron Athey. Incorruptible Flesh. Glasgow, 2006. Photo by Manuel Vason.

This recent conversation I have had with Ron Athey, one of the most outstanding…

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Added by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on July 31, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments

TWO BODIES IN SPACE | Durational Performance: The Quest of Authenticity in the VestAndPage Experience.

  VestAndPage. La Promenade du Sceptique. Academy of Fine Arts, Venice, 2011. Photo by Andrea Morucchio.

To the kind attention of anyone interested in the subjects of: durational…

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Added by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on July 31, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

State of Encounter

Cuando nadie pregunta qué es Estado de Encuentro lo que viene a mí es una decepción en lo que hacemos. Pero eso respondería el por qué mas no el qué.

Encontrar algo/alguien/alguno que satisfaga lo qué somos se vuelve más complicado en lo que…

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Added by Chris Frias on July 20, 2015 at 15:49 — No Comments

Impossible Theatres

The Impossible Theatres project intends to gather together a range of opinions on how best to contextualize, theorize and ultimately construct contemporary performance spaces. Below is an opening statement intended to initiate this process and we invite you to respond to it. Responses can be in the form of an open forum for comments, and a private channel for longer and more considered responses. The intention is to collate responses and to invite respondents to a working group meeting…

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Added by Hannah Lammin on April 15, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

ORNAMENTING (force) an ECOLOGY of TRUST (form): Exploring Force and Form through Performance /Performativity

23 April, 2015, 

Pǝ'fɔ:m(ǝ)ns PERFORMANCE/PERFORMATIVITY CROSS FACULTY GROUP

Faculty of Fine, Applied And Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg

 "Let them burn down the library in Alexandria. There are powers above and beyond papyri.…

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Added by Elisabeth Belgrano on April 12, 2015 at 22:24 — No Comments

63 variations on the body — Open call for Composers

AMAE/DE PINTO 58 (+1) INDICES ON THE BODY

63 variations on the body — Open call for Composers

deadline September 30th, 2015

After the launch of the project on Soundcloud, featuring Jean-Luc Nancy’s recorded voice reading his…

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Added by AMAE/DEPINTO on March 31, 2015 at 12:32 — No Comments

Kontrapunkt # 4 - Dance and Art at the Tel Aviv Museum

Hi all,

please let me know if you're around. would love to see you there.



info:

www.tamuseum.org.il/en/event-item/35123

this is how it looked like last time:

www.vimeo.com/116194250

The series Kontrapunkt brings together dance and visual art in…

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Added by Lior Avizoor on January 22, 2015 at 20:46 — No Comments

History, Memory, Performance

History, Memory, Performance

Edited by David DeanYana MeerzonKathryn Prince

Palgrave, 2014

History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays…

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Added by Yana meerzon on January 17, 2015 at 20:53 — No Comments

MA Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy & MFA Directing for the Theatre, University of Ottawa

Master of Arts in Theatre (MA) (Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy)…
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Added by Yana meerzon on January 17, 2015 at 20:45 — No Comments

Article on Time-specificity of Performance

In Choreographic Practices, about the works of the three Janez Janšas, Every House Has a Door, Tehching Hsieh and the philosophy of Henri Bergson.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/chor.5.2.183_1

Added by Nik Wakefield on January 2, 2015 at 16:33 — No Comments

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