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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(PRINCETON, NJ) — Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, Department of French and Italian, and L’Avant-Scène will present the sixth annual Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival, which will take place from September 15 to 30 2017 at venues across the University’s campus. Some performances will be in English, while others will be in French with English …

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Victoria Wasylak, Our Modern Dystopia: Schooltree shake up the rock opera with ‘Heterotopia’, Vanyaland: Music and Beyond, March 29, 2017 Somewhere over time, in between spoken lore and salty Facebook statuses, the rock opera was the en vogue way to recount epic stories. While the trend might have seen its peak of popularity around The …

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