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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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Does It Matter? Composite Bodies and Posthuman Prototypes in Contemporary Performing Arts

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Does It Matter? Composite Bodies and Posthuman Prototypes in Contemporary Performing Arts

Time: March 17, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Location: Ghent University and arts centres Campo and Vooruit
City/Town: Ghent, Belgium
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Christel Stalpaert, Laura Karreman, Kristof Van Baarle, Pieter Vermeulen
Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2015

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We are pleased to announce the conference program for "Does It Matter? Composite Bodies and Posthuman Prototypes in Contemporary Performing Arts", that will take place on 17 - 19 March 2015, jointly organised by research centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media) at Ghent University (Belgium) and art centres Vooruit and CAMPO. The program is now open for registration.

In this international conference, we take as a point of departure a posthumanist perspective on the performing arts. We adopt the notion of a posthuman community as an entangling mesh of interdependent objects, technologies and beings as the basic constellation of a performance context.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Mylène Benoit, Maaike Bleeker, Matthew Causey, Peter Eckersall, André Lepecki, Jean Paul Van Bendegem and Kris Verdonck.
More information and online registration on our website:

On behalf on the organising team,

Christel Stalpaert
Laura Karreman
Kristof Van Baarle
Pieter Vermeulen

Ghent University
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Research centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media)
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
Technicum, Blok 4, 2nd floor
B-9000 Ghent
T.: + 32 (0)9 2643654 / M: +32483192262

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