Interdisciplinary, inter-university PhD forum on topics concerned with choreography, performance, body, art and politics at Tanqzquartier Wien. Once a month, this forum gives the opportunity to connect via Zoom with colleagues from different disciplines and institutions. In addition to a platform for open debate, the exchange of methods and a search for terminological definitions, there will also be opportunity to present and discuss one’s own research.
Thu 11 March
ÖAW scholarship holder Freda Fiala will present her PhD thesis “Masks and Masking in Contemporary Asian Performance Art. Bodily Politics as Strategies of Critical Globalism”, which she is currently completing at the Departments of Sinology and Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna.
Fri 07 May 2021, 17.00
Nadja Rothenburger presents her project with a dance-historiographic focus, “Auto_Choreo_Grafie und Krisendiskurse”, which she is currently working on at the Institute for Theatre Studies at the University of Bern, supervised by Christina Thurner.
She will be followed by Christina Regorosa sharing her Master-Thesis “Understanding Contemporary Dance. An Epistemological Framework Drawing on Cognitive Science” that she has just finished at the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of Vienna (supervisor: Arno Böhler).
Fri 04 June
Marcel Kieslich will talk about his dissertation “The Performativity of Digital Technologies: On the Aesthetics of Uncertainty”, which he is currently completing in the context of the research cluster “Spot on MozART” at Mozarteum in Salzburg.
Participation is free of charge. For more information and in order to register, please contact Christina Gillinger: firstname.lastname@example.org