rethinking why performance matters through the matter of performance
3. Potentials of Performance

3 October 2012

Potentials of Performance: Dialogues over Pizza across the Border

In her last blog entry, Jungmin details some of the intricacies behind the making of Star Pizza, as well as the responses it has produced in North Korea read more »

30 May 2012

Potentials of Performance: Talking with Strangers: What is Violence?

Katerina Paramana lays out the rules of exchange and transmission for Talking with Strangers read more »

30 May 2012

Potentials of Performance: Introducing You Have One Unread Message

Danae Theodoridou brings together a number of voices to introduce her email-based dialogue project read more »

19 April 2011

Trashing Performance: Femme Musings: The Girls Eat Cake

On March 17, 2011 Lois Weaver, Amy Lamé and Bird la Bird got together at Amy's house to eat cake and talk trash. read more »

17 March 2011

Trashing Performance: I Wanna Be In That Film

Author: Owen Parry

I Wanna Be In That Film (2010) read more »

1 March 2011

Trashing Performance: Cheap Flicks Chat #1

Cheap Flicks is a dialogue project that explores the public reach of low-budget performance when mediated through the moving-image. This is the first of an online series of exchanges between Butt and Walters as they develop the project’s sense of purpose. read more »

1 December 2010

Trashing Performance: Excerpts: I wanna be in that show

Author: Owen Parry

A series of excerpts from I wanna be in that show, illustrating the possibilities in the desirable surfaces of performance and its sensation seeking relations. read more »

29 June 2010

Performing Idea: The ram and the column of air

Author: Joe Kelleher

Drawing on examples of work by Italian artists -the group Societas Raffaello Sanzio and Giuseppe Penone- Joe Kelleher considers the place of rhethoric in theatrical performance read more »

29 June 2010

Trashing Performance: The ram and the column of air

Author: Joe Kelleher

Drawing on examples of work by Italian artists -the graoup Societas Raffaello Sanzio and Giuseppe Penone- Joe Kelleher considers the place of rhethoric in theatrical performance read more »

31 May 2010

Performing Idea: Performing Idea laboratory

The Performing Idea Laboratory took place at Club Row, London, on the 30 April 2010. Fifteen researchers and artists associated with Performance Matters presented a series of solo and collaborative works developed especially for the event. Archived here are their responses and documentation to the works presented on the day. read more »

19 February 2010

Performing Idea: Introducing 'Performing/Knowing'

Author: Gavin Butt

Gavin Butt introduces the 'Performing/Knowing' event held at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, 19 June 2009. The event and its various contributors mapped out the issues addressed by the first Performance Matters themed year, Performing Idea. read more »

19 February 2010

Trashing Performance: Introducing 'Performing/Knowing'

Author: Gavin Butt

Gavin Butt introduces the 'Performing/Knowing' event held at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, 19 June 2009. The event and its various contributors mapped out the issues addressed by the first Performance Matters themed year, Performing Idea. read more »

18 November 2009

Performing Idea: The breaking and renewing of promises

Author: Joe Kelleher

Joe Kelleher begins the weblog of his Promises project through an account of the 2009 Santarcangelo International Festival of Theatre. read more »

18 October 2009

Trashing Performance: The breaking and renewing of promises

Author: Joe Kelleher

Joe Kelleher begins the weblog of his Promises project through an account of the 2009 Santarcangelo International Festival of Theatre. read more »

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