15.4. New deadline – Uusi päivämäärä

RUUKKU 11 call: How to do things with performance?

No problem if you missed the deadline, it is postponed until 15.4.
We invite expositions as well as short contributions (voices) related to our theme for the 11th issue of RUUKKU. The editors of this issue are Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola.
We ask you to write your proposals for research expositions in the RC catalogue at http://www.researchcatalogue.net. Please Note! The catalogue requires user rights and registration (see ‘register’). Please submit your proposals via the Research Catalogue (‘submit to publication’, ‘submit unlimited publication to’, and ‘ruukku’) no later than 15th April 2018.
The finished expositions are due by 20 June 2018.
If you have questions, please contact annette.arlander(at)uniarts.fi

Here is a link to the call http://ruukku-journal.fi/en/issues/11/call

RUUKKU 11 kutsu: Miten tehdä asioita esityksellä?

Ei hätää jos et ehtinyt ajoissa, uusi ehdotusten päivämäärää on 15.4.
Pyydämme teemaamme liittyviä ekspositioita ja puheenvuoroja RUUKKU 11 -numeroon. Numeron toimittavat Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha ja Pilvi Porkola.
Ehdotukset tai luonnokset tutkimusekspositioiksi pyydetään laatimaan RC luetteloon http://www.researchcatalogue.net/ Huom. luettelon käyttö edellyttää käyttöoikeuksien hankkimista ja rekisteröitymistä (ks. kohta “register”). Ehdotukset tulee lähettää RC luettelon kautta (kohdasta “publish”, “submit” ja “Ruukku”) 15.4.2018 mennessä.
Valmiit ekspositiot toivotaan 20.6. mennessä.
Jos sinulla on kysyttävää, ole hyvä ja ota yhteyttä annette.arlander(at)uniarts.fi

Tässä linkki kutsuun http://ruukku-journal.fi/fi/issues/11/call

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Research Day II: Materiality of and in Performance

The research project How to do things with performance? organises a second research day with Rick Dolphijn as keynote speaker, on 2 March 2018 at University of the Arts Theatre Academy.

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The research project How to do things with performance? organises a second research day with Rick Dolphijn as keynote speaker, on 2 March 2018 at University of the Arts Theatre Academy, Auditorium 1.

What is the matter of performance?
What is the matter with performance?
What matters in performance?

Performance studies, performance research and performance-as-research can be understood as the study of various practices and processes besides cultural and artistic performances. As art making in artistic research, performance or performing can function as a central research method or as one way of presenting research results. (Allegue et al. 2009; Hunter & Riley 2009; Kershaw & Nicholson 2011; Nelson 2013; Arlander et.al.2018) In this context, we are especially interested in the materiality of performance.

In her influential text “Posthumanist performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter” (2003) Karen Barad wrote: “The ubiquitous puns on ‘matter’ do not, alas, mark a rethinking of the key concepts (materiality and signification) and the relationship between them. [–] There is an important sense in which the only thing that does not seem to matter anymore is matter.” (Barad 2003, 801) Today, the situation has changed. Feminist theorizing has turned to matter with a vengeance (Alaimo & Hekman 2008; Coole & Frost 2010) New materialist research (e.g. Barad 2007; Dolphijn & Van der Tuijn 2012; Van der Tuijn 2015) has emphasized the inseparability of materiality and discursivity. Through posthumanist research (e.g. Ó Maoilearca 2015; Braidotti 2013) performativity widens to concern more-than-human dimensions; performance is not only a human activity.

The main speaker of the day is Dr. Rick Dolphijn, who has a background in philosophy and art theory and is interested in the theoretical humanities at large, media and performance theory in particular. He wrote (with Iris van der Tuin) New Materialism: Interviews and Cartographies (Open Humanities Press 2012), has written on new materialism, ecology/ecosophy and art and is interested in the developments in continental philosophy and speculative thought. His academic work has appeared in journals like Angelaki, Rhizomes, Collapse and Deleuze Studies. He edited (with Rosi Braidotti) This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life (Brill/Rodopi 2014/5) and Philosophy after Nature (2017).

In the research project How to do things with performance? (2016-2020) funded by the Academy of Finland we have looked at the materiality of and the material-discursive practices involved in the performance, by engaging with a wide variety of materialities, like historical performance descriptions, with laundry, with scores, with a Theremin, with vinyl records, with old video works, with plants… These are of course not the only matters that can be crucial for performance and performing.

We invite everybody interested in performance-as-research or research on and in performance, performance art and live art to debate these questions and ponder how and in what way materiality matters in performance.

Please send abstracts (max 250 words) of proposals for 15 min. presentations and a brief bio, no later than 15 February 2018 to annette.arlander@uniarts.fi

Welcome!
Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha, Pilvi Porkola

Miten tehdä asioita performanssitaiteella? – How to do things with performance art?

MUU Galleriakeskiviikko – Tero Nauha & Pilvi Porkola

Miten tehdä asioita performanssitaiteella, osa II
Keskustelu Tero Nauhan ja Pilvi Porkolan kanssa
Keskiviikkona 1.11. Klo 18 
MUU galleria, Lönnrotinkatu 33, Helsinki.

Performanssitaiteilijat ja tutkijat Pilvi Porkola ja Tero Nauha keskustelevat aiheesta ”Miten tehdä asioita performanssitaiteella” Annette Arlanderin emännöimänä, 1 marraskuuta klo 18.00! Tapahtuma on osa Galleriakeskiviikkoa.

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MUU’s Gallery Wednesday – Tero Nauha & Pilvi Porkola

How do to thing with performance art, part II
Conversation with Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola (in Finnish)
Wednesday 1.11. at 6pm
MUU gallery, Lönnrotinkatu 33, Helsinki.

Performance artists and researchers Pilvi Porkola and Tero Nauha discuss the topic “How to do things with performance art” (in Finnish), hosted by Annette Arlander, on 1 November at 6 pm in MUU gallery, Lönnrotinkatu 33. The event is part of Gallery Wednesday.

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HOW TO DO THINGS WITH PERFORMANCE ART – Conversation with Charles Garoian and Ray Langenbach 26 October 6 pm

How To Do Things With Performance Art
– A conversation with Charles Garoian and Ray Langenbach

Professor Charles Garoian and professor Ray Langenbach discuss the topic, hosted by Annette Arlander, on 26 October at 6 pm in MUU Gallery, Lönnrotinkatu 33. Welcome!

Artist and educator Charles Garoian is former Director, School of Visual Arts and Professor of Art Education, The Pennsylvania State University. He has authored The prosthetic pedagogy of art: Embodied research and practice;  Performing Pedagogy: Towards an Art of Politics; and Spectacle pedagogy: Art, politics, and Visual Culture. with Y. M. Gaudelius.

Ray Langenbach performs, convenes gatherings, documents political events, and writes on education, cultural theory, performance and SEAsian art.  He is Professor of Performance Art and Theory, Live Art and Performance Studies, Theatre Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki.

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Miten tehdä asioita performanssitaiteella
– Keskustelu Charles Garoianin ja Ray Langenbachin kanssa

Professori Charles Garoian ja professori Ray Langenbach keskustelevat Annette Arlanderin emännöimänä, 26. lokakuuta klo 18:00 MUU Galleriassa, Lönnrotinkatu 33. Tervetuloa!

Taiteilija ja kasvattaja Charles Garoian on entinen Visuaalisten Taiteiden laitoksen Toiminnanjohtaja ja Taidekasvatuksen Professori Pennsylvania State –yliopistosta. Hän on kirjoittanut teokset The prosthetic pedagogy of art: Embodied research and practice; Performing Pedagogy: Towards an Art of Politics; ja Spectacle pedagogy: Art, politics, and Visual Culture yhdessä Y. M. Gaudeliuksen kanssa.

Ray Langenbach esiintyy, kutsuu koolle kokoontumisia, dokumentoi poliittisia tapahtumia ja kirjoittaa opetuksesta, kulttuuriteoriasta, performanssista ja SEAsian -taiteesta. Hän on Performanssitaiteen ja teorian Professori Live Art and Performance Studies –ohjelmassa Taideyliopiston Teatterikorkeakoulussa.

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Call: Research Day 8 November 2017

How are things done, produced or effected with performance?

The Finnish network for performance studies and the research project How to do things with performance? organise a joint research day 8 November 2017 10 am to 6 pm at University of the Arts Theatre Academy, Auditorium 1.

We invite everybody interested in performance studies, research on and in performance art and live art and in performance as research to debate the topic in English or in Finnish.

The main speaker of the day is performance theorist and performance maker Bojana Cvejic, whose most recent work Choreographing Problems (2015) discusses the relationship of philosophy and experimental choreographic practices by analysing some central works of contemporary dance. Her approach can be linked to performance philosophy as well, the aim of which is to bypass and overcome the abyss between making and thinking, art and philosophy. (Laruelle, Ó Maoilearca, Cull, O’Sullivan). Cvejic is one of the founding members of the group Walking Theory, which represents the new critical theory of the former Eastern European countries. She is professor in dance at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

In the research project How to do things with performance? (2016-2020) funded by the Academy of Finland we have looked for answers with the help of some concepts like fabulation, fictionalising, framing, reimagining and repeating. Fabulation refers here to the social way we are creating shared meanings. Fictionalising, on the contrary, is a mode of thinking which does not strive to any kind of equivalence in relation to the real or reality. Repeating with variation can be linked on one hand to learning, the stabilizing of impact, and on the other hand to the production of difference.

These are of course not the only verbs central for performance and performing. We invite everybody interested in these issues to ponder how and in what way things are done with performance. Our aim is to compile a thematic issue on the topic to RUUKKU, journal of artistic research in Spring 2018.

Please send abstracts of proposals for presentations, in English or Finnish no later than 9 October to annette.arlander@uniarts.fi

Welcome!

Annette Arlander, Helena Erkkilä, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha, Pilvi Porkola, Taina Riikonen ja Helena Saarikoski

The full call is available as pdf Research Day 8 November 2017 – Call