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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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Call for Submissions – PARtake: Journal of Performance as Research

Dear Colleagues, PARtake is accepting submissions and proposals for our upcoming issue. Please see the call below. PARtake: Volume 1, Issue 2, Summer 2016 Participation in/and Research: Ethics, Methodologies, Expectations PARtake is an e-journal dedicated to exploring the theory and application of performance in practice, and the research outputs created through these processes. Performance as Research is, for us, an investigation into the material, epistemological, and ontological fundamentals of all forms of performance, intended or otherwise. We seek work created and critiqued from the “scholartist” perspective. Call for Submissions (Abstract/Proposal Submission Due December 15, 2016) General Call:How do you articulate…
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Dario Fo as a painter and art theorist

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher, art theorist, painter, journalist and bioethicist “L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.” - Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy The year that`s ending has been marked by end of life of many people who have left a significant mark on the 20th and 21st century. Music scene left the multitalented David Bowie, Prince, as well as the legendary Leonard Cohen whose music is the inspiration of many generations around the globe not only for love life but for the most important social and political events. Recently the world has left and the legendary controversial leader…
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Cassandra as a metaphor and as a mythical figure

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher and art theorist Artworks: Max Klinger 1857-1920: Kassandra 1895. Hamburger Kunsthalle; Ajax and Cassaandra, Louvre G458, Eretria Painter, ca. 425–420 BC. From Gravina in Puglia, Botromagno. Stored in the Pomarici Santomasi Foundation in Gravina in Puglia. In Greek mythology, which was the backbone of free thought in the ancient world, the figure of Cassandra is very symbolic. Greek transition from the mythical to the philosophical thought had different effects on the amplitude of the entire modern world. Myths alive today but why Cassandra is still so interesting? Her character is not a myth only, it`s…
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MIGRATION/REPRESENTATION/ STEREOTYPES

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT and CALL FOR PAPERS: MIGRATION/REPRESENTATION/ STEREOTYPES organized by the department of theatre, university of ottawa; the department of modern languages and literatures, university of ottawa the centre for public history, carleton university   28-30 april 2017, university of ottawa, ottawa, ontario (canada)   The organizing committee: Dr. Yana Meerzon, University of Ottawa Dr. David Dean, Carleton University Dr. Daniel McNeil, Migration and Diaspora Studies Initiative, Carleton University Dr. Sylvain Schryburt, University of Ottawa  Dr. Natalia Vesselova, University of Ottawa     The omnipresence of stereotypes in the age of global migration is increasingly evident both at the level…
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CFP parallax: Performative Afterlife

Call for Contributions parallax special issue: “Performative Afterlife” If the significance of a work of art or literature shifts according to the itinerary of its transformative re-iterations across time, space and media, so must the terms of its analysis. For many years, a number of important developments in fine art practice, the history of art, and performance studies have been linked, at least implicitly, by a vigorous interrogation of the status of (art)works and identities, traditionally conceived of as stable or objectifiable. This issue of parallax seeks to explore this ongoing reflexion, unfolding across a number of disciplines, academic and…
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More news about Turkey

 American leaders of whatever party have been shameless in using jihadists for their purposes, financing them, training them. The Americans deny being involved in the Turkish coup despite being deeply entrenched in that Nato country with a military base there for themselves and Israel. The Americans have been harbouring a man called Gulen a screaming jihadist who is wanted in Turkey for terrorism. Apparently he lives in luxury and his life is carefully protected by the US as he, who has his supporters in Turkey, is a useful figure on the chessboard of regime change. Turkey has been asking for…
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Last Train – HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 31st May 2016

Last Train - a thought thriller a play of voices by Fred Dalmasso & John Schad - based on John Schad’s 2007 book Someone Called Derrida HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 31st May 2016 https://howthelightgetsin.iai.tv/events/last-train-to-oxford-2309 Someone called Jacques Derrida, the philosopher, someone called him on the phone, someone who was dead.  A mystery, he thought, a mystery that begins in 1968 when Derrida visits Oxford and there he dies, several times.  Murder, he thought. So too thought another man, an Oxonian dying of dementia in 1996.  And so we investigate, not just the Oxford of the 1960s but the Oxford of the 1930s…
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