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Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary Approach

Started by Daniel Villegas Vélez Jun 3. 0 Replies

Workshop CFP: The Mimetic Condition: A Transdisciplinary ApproachInstitute of Philosophy, KU Leuven (Belgium)December 5-6, 2019Keynote: Prof. Gunter Gebauer (Free University of Berlin)Since the…Continue

Tags: workshop, transdisciplinarity, mimesis

Announcing the Performance Philosophy Crowdfunding Campaign!

Started by Naomi Woo Apr 7. 0 Replies

Performance Philosophy is launching our first…Continue

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIES (Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença): PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY CALL FOR PAPERS

Started by Lindsay Gianoukas Feb 20. 0 Replies

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de Estudos daPresença], an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that does notcharge any submission or publication fees, invites…Continue

Tags: ON, PRESENCE, STUDIES, JOURNAL, BRAZILIAN

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

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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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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!

best,

Aaron



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The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…

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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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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 theorists.  Whether addressing the “culture industry’s” commodified degradation of art or defending Modernism, Adorno can be seen as a pioneer in the reciprocal critique of art and society, thereby making a case for his intellectual legacy.    

 

Many respected theorists such as Stuart Hall and his colleagues from the Birmingham School have criticized Adorno as an elitist whose attacks on popular culture are based on superficial arguments against cultural consumerism.  A smaller chorus of supporters, such as J.M. Bernstein and Martin Jay, has defended his work as an insightful critique of aesthetic degradation under capitalism.  What is Adorno’s legacy to cultural studies?  Moreover, is his theory relevant to understanding art and society today?   

 

The editors of The European Legacy (a peer-reviewed journal in its 19th year) have expressed their interest in publishing a Special Issue on Adorno’s cultural criticism relative to aesthetics, especially performance.  Original articles of 8,000-10,000 words should use Adorno’s critical theory in the context of aesthetics and performance towards addressing matters that may include the relationship between art and society, global capitalism’s impact on cultural production, the artist’s role in the culture industry, and the distinctions between modernism and postmodernism. 

 

As the Guest Editor of this Special Issue, please send your article to Peter Zazzali at: pzazzali@ku.edu by 15 January 2015.  Please note if your submission is part of a dissertation, previously published work, or a former conference presentation.      

 

For more on The European Legacy’s guidelines to authors, please see the journal’s website athttp://issei2014.com/The_European_Legacy.html.

 

Dr. Peter Zazzali

Assistant Professor

Department of Theatre

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS 44045

pzazzali@ku.edu

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