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CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16, 2017. 0 Replies

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIESRevista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença DECOLONIAL POETICS AND PEDAGOGIES CALL FOR PAPERS The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de…Continue

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Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

Started by Valeria Lembo Aug 30, 2017. 0 Replies

We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. The event will be held at the Clore Centre, British Museum in…Continue

Tags: Voice, Sound, Embodiment, Ecology, Epistemology

Listening After Oliveros

Started by Ed McKeon Aug 17, 2017. 0 Replies

The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation.Thursday 12…Continue

What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22, 2017. 1 Reply

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

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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…


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!




The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…


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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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 critique and innovation, Quiddle affirms the transformative potential of putting on a silly hat while sitting with a serious thought.

In the spirit of the silly-serious, we invite you to submit to our Quiddle Pre-Issue: “Syllabus, Impossible.”

Syllabus, Impossible

The humble syllabus is a hybrid creature of unacknowledged creative potential.

At once a pedagogical apparatus and an inspiring map of projected insights to come, it oscillates between administrative routine and expanded flights of intellectual imagination. It can be the most exciting part of a course, existing prior to the real and before any physical limitation, suggesting futures of transformative epiphany.

In this special Quiddle pre-issue, we’d like to release the syllabus from its practical responsibilities and the constraints of our material world. What if the syllabus were to become a purely imaginative form?

We invite artists and thinkers to send us syllabi for classes or workshops which fantastically explode the disciplinary boundaries of art and thought: syllabi that bend the surfaces of the possible and the true, pedagogies that make productive use of obscurity and paradox, and lesson outlines that assign works of implausible challenge and impossible beauty.

We welcome syllabi that could not possibly be actualized. Or put otherwise: what possible world would your syllabus make true?

We are especially excited to receive submissions that include a course title and outline, assigned readings – whether real or invented – and an explication of the pedagogical activities and actions your imagined course would involve.

Instructions:  The deadline for Submissions is Tuesday Dec 1st 2015.  Proposals should be emailed to theschoolofmakingthinking<AT> and should include "Quiddle Syllabus" in the subject line.   Please keep your submissions under 1500 words.  Attach submissions as a .doc or .docx file and please do not include your name in the document itself.  

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