TaPRA 2018, Aberystwyth, Performance, Identity and Community WG CFP: Anarchism, Optimism and Performance (5-7 September 2018)

Deadline: April 20, 2018
 Science, art, literature, the drama, the effort for economic betterment, in fact every individual and social opposition to the existing disorder of things, is illumined by the spiritual light of Anarchism. (Emma Goldman, ‘Anarchism: what it really stands for’) ‘“The future has no future” is the wisdom of an age that, for all its appearance of perfect normalcy, has reached the level of consciousness of the first punks’ (The Invisible Committee, The Coming Insurrection) In her...

Frames of Legibility

Deadline: April 13, 2017
“Representation is not so much institutionalised as performed” (Rai and Reinelt, 2015: 12-13) The Performance, Identity and Community Working Group invites contributions responding to the imbrication, mediation and subversion of knowledge, meaning and appearance. Building on the group’s ongoing discussions around disobedience, willfulness, dissonance and collective agency, this year we turn to legibility and representation and the ways in which these are delimited or challenged by...

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