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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11, 2020. 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

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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, 2020. 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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Festival: Infancy, History & the Avant-Garde

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Festival: Infancy, History & the Avant-Garde

Time: January 23, 2015 at 7:30pm to January 24, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: London, UK
Street: 1 Clapham Common Northside
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.recreationalservic…
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Kélina Gotman
Latest Activity: Jan 20, 2015

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Featuring New York City-based Wet Ink Ensemble; composer-performer Adam de la Cour’s L’Exorcisme du Mômô, closely based on Antonin Artaud’s To Have Done with the Judgment of God, with pianist Mark Knoop and screaming clarinettist Carl Rosman; a staged reading of Artaud’s 1925 surrealist farce The Spurt of Blood; a new work based on Georges Bataille’s “Propositions” by electronics improv band Schopenhauer; a talk on Bataille by Prof. Patrick ffrench (King’s College London); and a series of new works by performance makers, choreographers, composers and poets Ollie Evans, Lucy Beynon and Lisa Jeschke, Jeremy Hardingham, Matthew Fink and P. A. Skantze, Efrosini Protopapa, Irum Fazal, Steve Potter, and Sam Pluta. Co-curated and produced by Recreational Services (Steve Potter, composer; and Kélina Gotman, King’s College London). With support from the operlab at King’s College London.

Friday, January 23rd 2015 7:30pm – 10pm £8 / £6 conc. (bar opens 7pm)
Saturday, January 24th 2015 12:30pm – 7:30pm £12 / £10 conc. (café/bar opens 12pm)
Festival pass (Friday and Saturday) £15 / £12 conc.

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