Musings surrounding Berndnaut Smilde’s indoor clouds, Derrida’s delimitation, and Artaud’s call for theatrical immersion.
Derrida, Jacques and A. Bass. Writing and Difference. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London and Henley. 1978.
Eg of the intermingling of Brechtian and Artaudian attributes in a contemporary theatrical work: Video excerpts of Natasha Tsakos’s “Climax” & “Up Wake”.
A list of related (to recent thesis topics) books written by performance practitioners, philosophers, and scholars.
A list of practitioner and scholarly articles related to most recent thesis (outline) topics.
Draft outline of revised thesis topics and propositions. Section IV: Participation In Practice.
Draft outline of revised thesis topics and propositions. Section III : Perception of False Dichotomies.
Draft outline of revised thesis topics and propositions. Section II : Anti / Theatrical Sentiment In Context.
Introduction to draft outline of revised thesis topics and propositions. Section I : Background and intent.
Quick reference to current considerations in-studio (workshop explorations). Video excerpts of Butoh performances and some relevant text snippets.
Preliminary thoughts on developing performance from within a technologically responsive space. Tid bits are in anticipation of upcoming studio sessions.
A video clip from “The Artist Is Present” by Marina Abramović and an excerpt from an interview. A few links to related works: Marina and Ulay and a film by Pierre Coulibeuf.
Scribd: Cynthia Marshall’s The Shattering of the Self: Violence, Subjectivity, and Early Modern Texts. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Snippets exemplifying the impact of philosophical worldviews. The past that lives on in the present and a contextual re-framing of the problems of identity.
A reader’s methodology and video introductions to metaphysical discussion surrounding the problem of personal identity.
Audio and articles by Foucault. His historical glance at distinctions in identity formation processes (the culture of the self) as it pertains to contemporary Occidental / Western practices.
A meandering subjective objectivity. And “Persona” (1966) by Ingmar Bergman et al.
Tid bits on Being and identity, the social actor, dogma and empathy. Also: Century Of The Self, Psywar, and Human Resources.
Last bit of notes on Object Relations Theory. A peak into personality disorders.
St.Clair, Michael (1996). Object Relations and Self-Psychology: An Introduction, Second Edition. Belmont, California: Brooks/Cole.