Discussions on Performance. A cycle of discussions with Dasha Demekhina

Date
28 Mar 202009 May 2020
Discussions on Performance. A cycle of discussions with Dasha DemekhinaDiscussions on Performance. A cycle of discussions with Dasha Demekhina

DESCRIPTION

Discussions on Performance is a cycle of online discussions on living art, featuring experts in various performative practices.

A form of collective thinking in real time, these discussions bring into focus the questions that are important for the development of Russian performance and contemporary dance today.

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Dasha Demekhina is a performance theory scholar, curator, co-founder of the Bureau of Performative Rituals, author of Zhizn kak performans [Life as Performance] podcast on Storytel.

HOW TO TAKE PART

Admission is free with advance registration.

Schedule

Discussions on Performance, episode 1. Canon vs. Practices

Participants will discuss the question of localising the book canon and the question of developing a common vocabulary in Russian performance through text and action.

Date
Saturday, March 28
Time
19:30–21:00

Discussions on Performance, episode 2.

The talk will focus on what we can do to draw, or, conversely, to dissolve the border between online and offline formats in the territory of live art mediums, as well as the problem of perception of and participation in performative practices using a smart phone. 

Date
Saturday, April 4
Time
19:30–21:00

Discussions on Performance. Episode 3: Event vs Archive

Participants will discuss how standards in understanding performance and contemporary dance can be detected and negotiated. They will look into the relationship between the archive and the event in performative practices and talk about artistic as well as legal documentation of events.

Date
Saturday, April 11
Time
19:30–21:00

Discussions on Performance. Episode 4. How to Translate an Experience into Text

A discussion on what helps us consider and document contemporary performance.

Date
Saturday, April 18
Time
19:30–21:00

Discussions on Performance. Episode 5: Framework, Community, Solidarity

The speakers will discuss how those involved in the performance and contemporary dance industry can work and act together.

Date
Saturday, April 25
Time
19:30–21:00
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