From Heidegger to Performance

De Montfort University, PACE Studio 2
18/09/2018 (10:00-18:00)
Marie Hay and Dr Martin Leach
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr Stuart Grant (Centre for Theatre and Performance, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia): Fundamental Occurrence
  • Dr Marcelo Beré (Circo Teatro Udigrudi, Brazil): Misfitness: The Hermeneutics of Failure and the Poetics of the Clown
  • Professor Catherine Botha (University of Johannesburg, South Africa): Heidegger’s Augenblick and the Ephemerality of the Dance
  • Dr Simon Bowes (University of Greenwich, UK): This, This, This, This —That: On Thinking about Things in the Event of Performance 
  • Dr Louise Douse (University of Bedfordshire, UK): Trisha Brown and Liminality: ‘The bringing forth of the unconcealment of beings’
  • Dr Paul Geary (Independent Scholar, UK): Careful Audiences: The Politics of Care in Relational Practice 
  • Emma Gee (University of Leeds, UK): Perfume Garden – Being as Performance
  • Dr Lucilla Guidi (University of Dresden, Germany): Active Affection: Heidegger’s Account of Performativity as Middle-Voice
  • Professor Kirsi Monni (Professor in choreography, University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland): Performer’s Tekhne – attuned understanding in embodied articulation
  • Hester Reeve (Reader in Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University, UK): The 24-Hour Origin of the Work of Art
  • Anne Kirstine Rønhede (University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany): Heidegger’s Conception of Truth and the Authentic Performance of Music
  • Dr Karen de Silva (Independent Dance Artist, UK): Unconcealing the Impossible:  A confluence of Stanislavski and Heidegger for choreographing character ‘truthfully’ in response to impossible circumstances
  • Tara Turnbull (The Transart Institute For Creative Research and Western Sydney University’s Writing And Society Research Centre, Australia): Being-On-Stage

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