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no.02_ready to hang (out)

we are not ready to hang but we are ready to hang out.

the performative happening is a collaboration with HOSPIZ DER FAULHEIT from zurich and took place at our showing at the… 234 more words


The Politics of Performance in Noviembre (Achero Mañas, 2003)

Screams and gasps accompany a dark, black and white image of a gun fading into focus.  A shot is fired and a paper explosion escapes from the barrel of the gun, which is not a lethal weapon but rather a prop in an artistic performance (Figure 1).  1,300 more words


Public Information Film Project: Storyboarding

Last weekend filming commenced on the public information film project. Moe, my daughter, will play quite a central part in the project. However, she was reluctant to be filmed. 271 more words

Public Information Films

Performativity: how measurement, evidence-gathering and accountability are wrecking education

I imagine you are familiar with the terms “evidence-based reporting” and “accountability”. Both of these concepts seem perfectly reasonable, don’t they? I mean, the idea of gathering evidence to draw conclusions or learn more about something is fundamental to the… 2,366 more words


Speaking Sculpture: Images and their potency (Kalamazoo 2016 session)

CFP: Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies
University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016

Deadline: September 15, 2015

Speaking Sculpture: Images and their Potency… 418 more words


Ode to Mary

I don’t mind Diva personalities, so long as the Diva knows her boundaries of propriety. I am all for drama with flourish, poise and elegance. My own parallel existence in this neurotypical dominated world hinges a lot on performativity anyway. 406 more words


Performative Histori-city, Part III/III

Author: Aliki Kylika

This text discusses the importance of collective memory within public space.  The notion of ‘performative space’ is introduced, as one that evokes memory and emotion and provides ground for action or contains profound traces of past action. 2,034 more words