|Type of event:||Annual Conference|
|Description:||ACTS OF GATHERING. PERFORMING FUTURES. ROARING CHANGE.
Starting from here…
What do we leave behind?
What do we hold onto?
What do we play forward?
Shifting registers of performance
Challenging rehearsal practices
Moving margins to the centre
Welcomes and farewells
Making contact, encountering others
Rituals of hospitality and accommodation
Meetings – formats and procedures
Conversations – listening, speaking and turn-taking
Performing negotiation, seeking reconciliation
Critical communitas – arts of assembling
Recollections and projections
Lapses of attention, multiple distractions
Missteps, misfires and misdirections
Spaces of transformation
Communities of decision
Decolonising the future
‘Hope in the dark’
We invite presentations (20 minutes), panels (90 minutes), performative proposals (30-90 minutes, live) and/or performative audio (5-20 minutes, recorded) for the 2020 ADSA conference, convened by Theatre and Performance Studies in the School of the Arts and Media at UNSW Sydney, Australia, 1–4 December 2020.
Prepare a 300 word abstract, with a 100 word biography for each participant, and include details on duration and any space or technical requirements. Send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 April 2020. Acceptances notified by 15 May 2020.
Conference participants must be members of ADSA. Become a member, or renew your membership, at https://www.adsa.edu.au/membership
For enquiries, contact: Jonathan Bollen, email@example.com, Theatre and Performance Studies, School of the Arts and Media, UNSW Sydney, Australia, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/sam