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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

We all have the same dream?

Started by Egemen Kalyon Apr 2, 2020. 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, 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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Watson’s background is in Sculpture & Theatre, with specific puppet focused training at I’Institut International de la Marionnette Charleville-Mezieres, with Philippe Genty 1985. Here she also worked with Tadeusz Kantor on his piece ‘A Short Lesson’ 1989. Watson was co artistic director of doo-cot (with painter Rachael Field) 1990 -2007. Barking Dog, was established in 2008 to promote her collaborative projects. During 2008/9 she undertook a Puppet Centre Trust bursary focused on Punch & Judy. Her Creative Research Fellowship hosted by CSSD, funded by AHRC began in May 09 and is part time for five years.
The life and death of objects and puppets: immanence, intervention, presence and absence. Over the next five years (part time) as a Creative Research Fellow, Watson will focus on the threshold where the lifeless becomes animate; memory within animation; tradition within ideas of the ‘living’ and the ‘past’; the intimacy in engagement with puppets and explore archiving in relation to the ‘life’ of the object.

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