Calls for Contributions

Embodied Knowledge: Asian Performance Conference

Embodied Knowledge: Training & Performance Practice 10, 11 June 2016 Lincoln School of Fine and Performing Arts   Keynote: Prof Erika Fischer-Lichte, Free University of Berlin, Germany Topic: The Body as Site of Interweaving Performance Cultures: Between Being a Body and Having a Body   Call for Papers: The aim of […]

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Wayang Revolusi Exhibit

“Art in the Service of Freedom” A special educational exhibition about the ‘wayang revolusi’, a political adaptation of traditional Indonesian wayang kulit puppet theatre. This exhibition will be on display at the Dutch Puppetry Museum in Vorchten until the end of 2015. On 27 December 1949 Indonesia obtained sovereign power. […]

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Deolmi Puppets in Atlanta

This year the Center for Puppetry Arts (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia, acquired a full set of deolmi puppets (a.k.a. Korean traditional puppets or kkokdukasi puppets) and props made by Master Yong-Tae Park.  Professor Kyounghye Kwon at the University of North Georgia, handled the negotiations with Dr. Seha Kim, Director of the Seoul Namsadang troupe. Kyounghye plans to travel to Korea […]

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Shifting Dialogues III: Asian Art and Performance

December 3-5, 2014 University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland The Asian Art and Performance Consortium (AAPC) of the Academy of Fine Arts (Kuva) and the Finnish Theatre Academy (Teak) of the University of the Arts Helsinki will jointly host a symposium focused on documenting and archiving Asian and trans-cultural performance […]

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Asian Performance in UK Universities

CONSORTIUM ROUND-TABLE ON ASIAN PERFORMANCE: PEDAGOGY AND RESEARCH IN UK HEIs A consortium of UK academics, working in the diverse fields of theatre, dance and ethnomusicology, come together for the first time in this unique, multidisciplinary, roundtable discussion on the future of Asian theatre, dance and music in the UK HEIs. Date […]