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Editorial Board

Platform is run by postgraduates for postgraduates. The Editorial Board is formed of some of our PhD students and collaborators from other universities. Read about our Board members and their research interests below.

Raz Weiner - Editor

Raz is a practitioner of theatre and stage. His MA project in Goldsmiths College focused on contemporary meanings and utilities of The Political in performance, and their scenographic implications. This study built on years of experience in community theatre and pedagogy in Israel/Palestine. Raz is currently working toward his PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London under the supervision of Dr. Bryce Lease. His research studies appearances and representations of 'Africa' and 'Africans' in Israeli public discourse, imaginary and cultural production. The long-term aim of his practice-based study is to experiment with the potential of performance to challenge moral geographies and discourses of race in Israel/Palestine.

Julia Peetz - Editor

Julia is a PhD researcher in Performance and Politics at the University of Surrey. Her research interests include populism, political rhetoric, post-postmodernism, authenticity, the theatricality of politics, interdisciplinary research practice, media literacy and media criticism, rhetoric, political theory, “progress” as a concept and David Foster Wallace. She was the initiator/organiser of the 'Is Thought Action?' Conference at the University of Amsterdam in 2013, and was the Chair of the 6th annual Postgraduate Research Conference at the University of Surrey in 2016.

Lisa Moravec - Book Reviews Editor

Lisa Moravec is a doctoral student at Royal Holloway and a freelance writer. Her research explores aesthetic, ethical, and biopolitical issues regarding ‘dress-aged' bodily techniques, their technologies of documenting, and their leftovers in live art practices, with a focus on horse-human relationships from 1969. She tutors at the Drama, Theatre, and Dance department at Royal Holloway and at Kingston School of Art. Before commencing her PhD, she completed the Bavarian Elite Network MA programme Aisthesis as well as the MA in History of Art at UCL. Her texts on art have appeared in English and German, in publications such as Studio International, Die Springerin (AT), Widewalls (CH), Russian Art & Culture UK, Art UK, London's City A.M., Die Weltkunst (DE), Kunst & Auktionen (DE), and on her own platform WatchFineArtsLondon which she started in 2012.





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