Otherness and the Performing Arts

The Centre for Studies in Otherness is a collaborative project between scholars primarily from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland. ‘Otherness: Essays & Studies' seeks to publish research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity. As… Continue reading Otherness and the Performing Arts

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Workshop and symposium: Gogol in Cluj/Cardiff

Three days of workshop, symposium, two special blocks for young researchers and also two performances were comprised into the Gogol in Cluj/Cardiff event between 21-23 March. The first international, practice-based research oriented event of the Representations of the Other project has come to life as an interwoven endeavour of the Gogol InterPlayground project – a… Continue reading Workshop and symposium: Gogol in Cluj/Cardiff

Melanie Dreyer-Lude: Mapping Ottersberg: Using Performance Intervention to Mediate Performance as Research

‘Do you know where we can find cows?’ I asked a gentleman parking his bike in front of the REWE grocery store in Ottersberg, Germany. This was one on a list of questions my colleagues and I asked the unsuspecting citizens of this tiny village during our first collaborative performance intervention entitled ‘Mapping Ottersberg’. In… Continue reading Melanie Dreyer-Lude: Mapping Ottersberg: Using Performance Intervention to Mediate Performance as Research