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Community Performance in the USA     

Community Performance in the USA is a 3 day event that will take place on the green campus of Bryant College, Rhode Island, USA. The aim is to bring together scholars and practitioners of participatory art, community performance, performance theory and related fields.

The conference takes place between the 4th and 6th of June 2004. A call has been made for the following proposals:

-Individual 20 minute paper proposals that address issues of community art, participatory art, minority-culture and aesthetics, arts-in-education practices, e communities, landscape and art, environmental art, performances of the everyday. Proposals must be between 300-500 words and be accompanied with a biography.

-Roundtables of four participants discussing specific topic relation to practice, theory or organisation. Send a 500 word proposal with details of all participants.

-Short performances: please send a 300 word proposal, biography and a detailed outlay of the performance.

-Workshop: 300 word proposal with information about the workshop and a biography. Also, state the time required (up to 1.5 hours), requirements and the number of participants needed.

-Material for media room, including videos, CD ROM’s, web sites, fine art, poster presentations etc along with a 100 - 300 word proposal or viewing copy and a biography.

-Material for outdoor exhibition: send a 100-300 word proposal or viewing copy and a biography.

The organisers will try to keep the costs low to allow for wide participation and it is expected that participants will pay no more than $80 to take part. There will also be low cost accommodation options on the campus.

All queries and proposals regarding the performance should be sent to:

Contact Info:
Petra Kuppers, Assistant Professor for Performance Studies, English and Cultural Studies Department, Bryant College, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917, USA

Deadline Date - 1st November 2003
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Petra Kuppers
e-mail: pkuppers@bryant.ed
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