Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

10 artists to watch at SummerWorks 2018 BY GLENN SUMI, STEVE FISHER, KATHLEEN SMITH AUGUST 4, 2018 2:18 PM, nowtoronto.com BLUEMOUTH INC. One of the city’s original site-specific ensembles, this fiercely eclectic company – which now splits its time between Toronto and Brooklyn – always uses movement, text, design and setting in intriguing ways. Their …

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Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina aims to fire up D.C.’s freedom fighters with a book and a play – The Washington Post By Sadie Dingfelder October 18, 2017 Editor: old news A member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, Maria “Masha” Alyokhina spent nearly two years in a Siberian prison camp for singing a song …

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Annie Dorsen, Hello, Hi there Hello Hi There uses the famous television debate between the philosopher Michel Foucault and linguist/activist Noam Chomsky from the Seventies as inspiration and material for a dialogue between two custom-designed chatbots: every evening, these computer programs, designed to mimic human conversations, perform a new – as it were, improvised – …

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From the House of the Dead review – formidable performances humanise Janáček’s vision of hell | Music | The Guardian Tim Ashley Fri 9 Mar 2018 From the House of the Dead is at the Royal Opera House, London, until 24 March. Box office: 020-7304 4000. Krzysztof Warlikowski’s new Royal Opera staging of Janáček’s From the …

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Nina Hoss: ‘The left is in a state of absolute chaos – we have lost our way’ Philip Oltermann in Berlin, The Guardian Tuesday 4 July 2017 01.16 AEST • Returning to Reims is at Home, Manchester, 5-14 July, part of the international festival. Michael Lucey’s translation of Didier Eribon’s book is published by Semiotext(e). When she was a …

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