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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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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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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on February 7, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices.
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CFP--Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

Posted by Eylül Fidan Akinci on January 13, 2017 at 21:24 0 Comments

Approaching Dance:

Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

 

May 11, 2017

Ph.D. Program in Theatre

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

 

Deadline extended: February 15, 2017. http://approachingdance.com…

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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

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

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