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David Zerbib

David Zerbib teaches Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and at the Geneva University of Art and Design. His research interests concern the theory of performance and the aesthetics of performance art. He develops his activity through different academic, artistic and cultural contexts. Among his recent publications: ‘The Four Parameters of the Ontology of Performance (and their doubles)’ in Performance: life of the archive and topicality, AICA/Presses du réel (forthcoming); ‘The myth of the active subject: An interview with Claire Bishop,’ in The Work of Art as Dispositif: Setting the Stage for Audience Participation, France: CNRS (forthcoming); ‘Is performance performative?’ Art press 2, n°18, august-october 2010; ‘The performantial regime of the work of art,’ (Art Press 2, nov 2007- janv 2008). He curated Ce qui perd forme, an exhibition devoted to the history of performance art, in Toulouse, France (2010) and is the editor of In Octavo. Des formats de l’art, (France: Presses du réel, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...‘The theatre was taken in by the Church in the Middle Ages, then some time around the Renaissance it was emancipated, or thrown out from the Church, whence it was taken in by literature; and I think in these last few days it’s being thrown...

Beyond the Boundary of the Agora

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The presenter, combatant performance: North of the coast of Talou, Meuse, France, October 1915. Photog. Lieut. Barbier, © BDIC, Paris.Socrates had a friend called Simon. He was a sandal-maker. According to legend, he let Socrates use his...

Can We Be the (New) Third World?

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... cleansing of Canaan to David’s bloody expeditions, and more. In the realm of literature, the Greek theatre brings against war the claims of women, witness The Oresteia, Antigone, The Trojan Women and Lysistrata. But heroism is always...

Dismantling Road Blocks

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Combatants for Peace is an activist movement founded in 2005 by former fighters, Israeli and Palestinian, determined to abandon the vicious circle of violence. Committed to non-violence, the movement’s aim is to put an end to Israeli...

Rising from the Rubble

Atay Citron

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Atay Citron is associate professor at the University of Haifa’s Theatre Department and head of its Medical Clowning Academic Training Program, which he founded in 2006. He was department chair (2004-2009), artistic director of the Bat-Yam International Street Theatre Festival (2007-2010), the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (2001-2004), and the School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem (1993-2000). His stage work was seen in the U.S., Canada, France and Israel. He is the recipient of several awards, among them the Rosenblum Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts and two Fulbright fellowships. He was the initiator and organizer of the 2010 international conference RS & PS: Richard Schechner and Performance Studies at the University of Haifa. He holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and his main academic interests are avant-garde performance, ritual, especially healing rites and shamanism, ritual clowning and medical clowning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharon Aronson-Lehavi

Sharon Aronson-Lehavi (PhD) is a tenured Senior Lecturer of theatre and performance studies at the Department of Comparative Literature, Bar-Ilan University. In 2012 she was appointed as a member of the Israel Young Academy, established by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. She is the author of Gender and Feminism in Modern Theatre (Open University Press, 2013, Hebrew), Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and Performance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and editor of Wanderers and Other Israeli Plays (Seagull Books, In Performance Series, 2009). She holds a PhD in Theatre Studies from the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her awards include a Fulbright grant for doctoral studies, a Dan David post-doctoral research award, a membership in a German Israeli Foundation (GIF) research team, and the 2012 award for Excellence in Teaching, Bar-Ilan University. In 2013–14, she is a Lisa and Douglas Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Zerbib

David Zerbib teaches Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and at the Geneva University of Art and Design. His research interests concern the theory of performance and the aesthetics of performance art. He develops his activity through different academic, artistic and cultural contexts. Among his recent publications: ‘The Four Parameters of the Ontology of Performance (and their doubles)’ in Performance: life of the archive and topicality, AICA/Presses du réel (forthcoming); ‘The myth of the active subject: An interview with Claire Bishop,’ in The Work of Art as Dispositif: Setting the Stage for Audience Participation, France: CNRS (forthcoming); ‘Is performance performative?’ Art press 2, n°18, august-october 2010; ‘The performantial regime of the work of art,’ (Art Press 2, nov 2007- janv 2008). He curated Ce qui perd forme, an exhibition devoted to the history of performance art, in Toulouse, France (2010) and is the editor of In Octavo. Des formats de l’art, (France: Presses du réel, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The core exhibition of the Warsaw Museum of the History of Polish Jews is scheduled to open in the second half of 2014. Its programme director, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, was interviewed on Skype on 17 February 2013, responding...

Performance Studies 3.0

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... of the global network back down to the level of the individual. Interestingly, though, the cognitive turn also seems to bring us back around to PS 1.0’s search for universal human characteristics that performance can uncover. David Zerbib...

At the Site of the Void

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... to the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines and Aquinas University of Legazpi for the conference support, to the editors Ati Citron, Sharon Aronson-Lehavi and David Zerbib and the University of Haifa, and to Richard Schechner...

The Mirror Game

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... is not predictable. Chris R. Miall , David J. Weir and John F. Stein , ‘Intermittency...

Performing the World

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... Tom Strong and David Pare , Furthering Talk: Advances in the Discursive Therapies . New York...

Performing Science

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...In 1999 I became a principal investigator, a scientist with my own lab, coming like a speeding train from my postdoc. I was ambitious and wanted desperately to succeed. My colleagues wanted me to succeed. My parents wanted me to succeed.I...