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Division of Labor – Denis Beaubois

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 idea of fulfilling a role through circumstance. In this case it is the role of the unsuspecting (non theatrical) performer driven by economic necessity. It raises the question that authenticity in performance cannot be achieved through a body that is aware of its role…
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The School of Making Thinking’s Summer 2018 Residency Programs

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! best, Aaron ~ The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, sculptors, painters,…
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Playing with Virtual Realities – Performances and Symposium

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 DANCE PERFORMANCE at DOCK 11 http://www.dock11-berlin.de/images/PlayingVR-32_130.jpg" alt="Playing with Virtual Realities" class="CToWUd a6T" tabindex="0" /> Playing with Virtual Realities Dates: Symposium: 25.01.2018, 13:00-20:45  Performances: 26., 27. and 28. January 2018, at 19.00 Symposium: Free Entrance. Limited places. For registration please write: [email protected] Performances: Tickets: 8.- Euro Reservations: [email protected], 030-35120312 DOCK11, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin What moves you? How does playfulness affect knowing? How do you use the virtual space in everyday life? Is there a virtual space, which is not technological? What do techniques of the body…
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looking or people/events/conferences etc

I am working on my Phd Thesis and looking for people that works with concepts of post humanism, post anthropocene & social sculpture, I am from Buenos Aires, based in Miami Beach, doing my phD in Plymouth University, UK...not sure if I should start a new group...any suggestions?
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Aesthetics of Contemplation: Poetry Leaves

He met her in the foyer of a theatre, novel in her hand, clip board in his hand, Market research on the tip of his tongue, He says ‘ Are you here to watch Within Rooms’ She says ‘No’ He says ‘Susan Songtang?’ ‘Yes but it’s not philosophy’ says she ‘It might be philosophical’ says he ‘Yes but it’s not Foucault’ says she ‘Ah, Pul - Michel - Foucault, french philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist and literary critic’ He didn’t really say that He said ‘Ah, Foucault, the bald dude’ She said ‘Yes the blond dude’ He made her…
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Playing with Virtual Realities – Introduction

  The project Playing with Virtual Realities takes place in the research group gamelab.berlin, at the Excellence Cluster an Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Humboldt University of Berlin. The project explores how VR-technology and the embodied practices of gaming and dancing enact and design imagination and perceptual experience. The project is a collaboration of gaming, dancing, VR design, philosophy of technology, embodied philosophies of perception, and performance philosophy. Playing with Virtual Realities questions and experiments the embodied practices of dancing and gaming. We inquire how physical techniques and technology of the game provoke and solve challenges for perception. We aim to reflect the intersection of technology…
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Dance movement therapy contextualised within a Shambhala Buddhist Vision of Enlightened Society.

Context : This essay was written during my visiting scholarship to Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado U.S.A, August - December 2016. Naropa is a Buddhist inspired University founded in 1974 by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Naropa combines a Tibetan Science of Mind with a third level western education. I had the opportunity to audit classes in; Dance Movement Therapy, Ikebana traditional Japanese Flower Arranging, Mudra Space Awareness Ensemble Actor Training and Shambhala Meditation Practicum: An Introduction To Meditation Practice and Dharma Reading . Please note, I am not a dance movement therapist and therefor the ideas discussed in this essay are from…
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International University “Global Theatre Experience” The Ostrenko Brothers and Embodied Statues of the Psyche

ArtUniverse is an international arts agency created in 2006 in Great Britain with the mission; ‘ To develop transnational cultural collaboration and exchange between arts and culture workers, to strengthen international cultural links through artistic expression and to assist artists in the development of projects of a high professional level and significant artistic and sociocultural value’ (http://www.artuniverse.org/home, accessed; 09/092017)  ufffc ufffcIn order to facilitate and realise it’s vision, Arts Universe are spearheading, IUGTE - the International University “Global Theatre Experience”. IUGTE was founded in 2000 with the purpose of exploring the bridge between world theatre traditions and contemporary performance. I…
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2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “Aesthetics of Performative Environments: Immersivity, Agency, Avatar” – University of Milan

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan offers a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “Aesthetics of Performative Environments: Immersivity, Agency, Avatar” The Fellow will carry out the activities at the Department of Philosophy of the Università degli Studi di Milano under the supervision of Andrea Pinotti and Chiara Cappelletto. Description of the research project:  Immersive environments impact on artistic practices, professional applications, and everyday life. They convey a sense of embodiment, presence, and augmented existence. Interactivity via avatars opens up new affordances and agencies: novel forms of subjectivity are performed by theatrical and fictional experiences. Drawing on image-theory, theatre and…
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