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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11. 2 Replies

Hi.Hopefully all is well!The shorty is a suggestion to start an online conversation group to elaborate questions from theCovid-19 oriented period and Performance Philosophy?eg. Intra-Active Virome?…Continue

We all have the same dream?

Started by Egemen Kalyon Apr 2. 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

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"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.…


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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A new journal hass been founded: Sublin/mes. philosophieren von unten. a queer reviewed journal. The first issue will be published soon.

A liquid Manifesto

What is philosophizing from below and why do we affirm it unconditionally?

Philosophizing from below is affective, bodily, precarious, rhizomatic, cynic, wild, feminine, full of pleasure, poetic, prosaic, horizontal, performative, fierce, tender, abyssal, underlying, sublime, dangerous, erotizing, sexy, magnetic, repellent, sensitive, brute and rough, rhythmic, expanded, disadvantageous, powerful. And still much more.

Philosophizing from below means not to relinquish philosophy to the heads and chairs of “academia” alone but to let it happen and occur everywhere it grows, everywhere it becomes necessary and impulsive, everywhere it brings itself into being and brings imbalance into the balance of academic institutions.

Philosophizing from below wants to release – finally but unendingly – the lust in writing and thinking!

Philosophizing from below shall not colonize the territories of thinking but rediscover and free them, take them seriously, pour them, let them grow and prosper, expose the force-fields of thinking, in which something arises – unplanned, turbulent and subtle. To let it come to expression, to let it become writing.

Philosophizing from below wants to found a new community, which is no “community”, new politics, which are no “politics”, a new economy, which is no “economy”.

Philosophizing from below needs to be independent from publishers, editions and sales volumes. No proposals anymore! Unless to propose to thinking!

Philosophizing from below unconditionally gives space to the desire for thinking.

What is to be done?

Philosophize from below, establish movements, become world… turn IT on!

Aktionskollektiv Philosophieren von unten = AKPhu

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