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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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MA Performance

Dear all Liverpool Hope University is now accepting applications for its new postgraduate programme in performance. I would appreciate if you could pass this information to any graduates who might be interested. This MA programme offers an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective on contemporary performance practice and research. It is primarily addressed to practitioners, curators and researches interested in performance as an expanded field of cultural and critical activity bringing together the arts with post-human, technology and ritual studies. More information can be found online http://www.hope.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduatecourses/performancema/ For further information, feel free to email Dr Annalaura Alifuoco at [email protected] or Dr Silvia…
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OPEN CALL: Symposium Performance Philosophy School of Athens II

Athens, 23-24 September 2017 Performance Philosophy School of Athens II, is a two-day symposium, organised by Stefania Mylona and Stella Dimitrakopoulou, in association with the Performance Philosophy network. This year will focus on Performance Dance, performances of all kinds that stand in-between dance and performance art or more broadly the visual arts world. The symposium invites workshops, performances and papers that examine the relationship between dance movement, visual art and philosophy. Some of the questions to be addressed are the following: • In what ways do dance movement and the visual arts intertwine? • How do dance images make us think?…
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Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.Object art
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DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found here.  Any questions? Email David Levin at [email protected]
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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program 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, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices. Applications are now open.  The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2017.  Residency fees include food and lodging.  Partially subsidized tuitions are available for each session (see application for more details). All information can be found on our website:…
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CFP–Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance

Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance   May 11, 2017 Ph.D. Program in Theatre The Graduate Center, The City University of New York   Deadline extended: February 15, 2017. http://approachingdance.com [email protected] As members of a field that is in productive and perpetual friction with traditional academic structures, scholars who work on dance often come from a range of disciplines. Although this can be viewed as a challenge for defining the field, it also provides fertile ground for exploring the opportunities interdisciplinarity provides in dance scholarship.   Structured around working sessions and a roundtable discussion…
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For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet – Deadline: Friday 15th January 2017

For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet Invitation to participate in a public symposium Friday May 26, 2017 Loughborough University Keynote: Mark McGowan, aka Artist Taxi Driver and Chunkymark We invite you to respond to the idea, concept, format, aesthetic, function, relevance, purpose or history of the political pamphlet. Presentations will take two forms: Academic papers (20 mins) – responses to histories of the political pamphlet and its relevance and/or development in art practice Performative presentations (10 mins) in the form of ‘rants’ or manifestos – you are invited to interpret the format as imaginatively and provocatively as possible. Proposals…
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In case you have not seen this before…

Call for Applications: MA in Devised and Object Theatre 2017-2019 Master Degree in Devised and Object Theatre at DAMU, Prague, Czech Republic Academy of Performing Arts in Prague www.damu.cz/en/m-a-degree-programs/directing-for-devised-and-object-theatre-1    Contact [email protected] Zupanc LotkerPhone: +420 777 303 286  Address www.damu.cz/en/m-a-degree-programs/directing-for-devised-and-object-theatre-1Academy of Performing Arts in PragueMalostranské námĕstí 12118 00 PragueCzech Republic Info Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague announces MA in Devised and Object Theatre, a 2-year, 120 ECTS English language master program Applications deadline: January 31, 2017 Interviews with applicants: February 2017 Semester start: October 2, 2017   Share this announcement on:  Facebook | Twitter The Master in Directing for Devised and…
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