This research focuses on the artistic strategies of Chinese socially-engaged art in the 21st century, which is conducted through an interdisciplinary methodology combining visual arts theories and performance studies.
Choreographies of Precariousness focuses on contemporary dancers' socio-economical position and its influence on their production processes. Within this frame will be discussed to what extent one may speak of precariousness ...read more
During the first decades of the 20th century, a renewed sensibility for different religious traditions distinguished German(-language) Expressionism, and especially Expressionist drama. It has long been accepted that Expressionism is ...read more
The postdoc research project "The body and its double" concerns the politics of the body in 21st century media society relating to the issues of post-humanism, performing identities, presence and ...read more
Since the late eighties, posthumanism is gaining ground both in philosophy (Harraway 1989, Halberstam and Livingstone 1995 and Hayles 1999) and in art (see for example the artistic practice ...read more
The objective of this PhD research is to examine the relevance of political philosopher Chantal Mouffe's project of agonistic democracy for performance studies. Since the task of democratic politics is ...read more