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Past Events


June 2011 – Performance in Boilerhouse Theatre of Cheap Lecture (2009) by Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion, and a showing of filmed extracts of their work-in-progress Counting to One Hundred, followed by responses and discussion (2009) by Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion, and a showing of filmed extracts of their work-in-progress , followed by responses and discussion


May 2011 – Postgraduate symposium on practice-as research and practice-based research. With keynote presentation by Professor Robin Nelson; and presentations by Nesreen Hussein and Phil Smith


May 2011 – ‘Is material a performative subject?’ Presentations by Nesreen Hussein (‘Improbable Objects: Physical Materials between the Self and ‘Other’’);Silvia Battista (‘The Ecology of Participation in Wolfgang Laib’s work with pollen’); and Eugenie Pastor (‘Voice as material: the embodied materiality of voice in the work of Jean Lambert-Wild and Jean-Luc Therminarias’)


November 2010 – Reading/response to text by David Williams on dramaturgy, and the production dramaturg in devising contexts (‘Geographies of Requiredness: Notes on the Dramaturg in Collaborative Devising’); and presentation by Jiwon Yang on object theatre (‘The Voice of Things’)


April 2010 – Professor Mike Pearson, ‘Deserted places, remote voices: performing landscape’: presentation on ‘archaeologies of the contemporary past’ and his book In Comes I


December 2009 – Reading/response to text by Libby Worth: ‘Hands writing: an exploration of the relationship between movement and creative writing’; and Ali Hodge on the ‘relational body’ and the documenting of training practices


October 2009 – Reading/response to texts by Helen Gilbert on intercultural theatre practices in Australia; and by David Williams on weather and ‘slowness’ in contemporary art



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