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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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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

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Division of Labor - Denis Beaubois

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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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Performance Philosophy

Time: June 2, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities in Cambridge
City/Town: Cambridge
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Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Jonas Leonhard Tinius and Clare Foster
Latest Activity: May 29, 2014

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2 June 2014, 17:00 - 19:00
CRASSH Seminar room SG1

with Dr Laura Cull (University of Surrey) and Eirini Kartsaki (Artist, Anglia Ruskin)

Laura Cull will talk about the idea of 'performance as philosophy' - which will resonate with her emphasis on thinking through/with performance. The emphasis will be on the powers of the arts to philosophize through their own media in ways that have the potential to reopen the very question of what counts as philosophical thought.
Eirini Kartskaki will share, No Pillow Talk. A disguised performance lecture which explores the restlessly domestic and pathologically inauthentic aspects of daily life: a rant about boyfriends who fall asleep before the sun goes down.


Laura Cull is Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies and Director of Postgraduate Research for the School of Arts at the University of Surrey, UK. She is author of the book, 'Theatres of Immanence: Deleuze and the Ethics of Performance' (Palgrave, 2012), editor of 'Deleuze and Performance' (Edinburgh University Press, 2009) and co-editor with Will Daddario of 'Manifesto Now! Instructions for Performance, Philosophy, Politics' (Intellect, 2013). Laura is a founding core convener of the professional association Performance Philosophy and a co-editor of the Performance Philosophy book series for Palgrave Macmillan.

Eirini Kartsaki writes and performs. She has presented her work nationally and internationally (V&A, Arnolfini, Whitechapel Gallery, Camden People’s Theatre, East End Collaborations, The Place, Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, etc.) and has published in journals Activate, PerformArt and Choreographic Practices. She is currently working on her monograph Repetition in Performance, which will be published in 2016 by Palgrave. Eirini is currently a Senior Lecturer in Drama in Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

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Comment by Hamish MacPherson on May 29, 2014 at 10:05

Would loved to have made this but four days notice not enough!

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