Book review: Immersion as participation and reflection

Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances is a welcome addition to the growing body of scholarly work focusing on artworks and artistic practices that immerse audiences in intimate and/or large-scale environments, which often require participation from spectators and tend to be situated outside of traditional theatre institutions and spaces. The anthology comprises an introduction followed by … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! 5 questions to Alison Rooke

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researchers on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Alison Rooke who is a is a sociologist with a special focus on urban theory and creative research methods … more

(Deutsch) Affective societies, affected scientists! 5 Fragen an Christa Binswanger

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. In der Interview-Reihe „Affective societies, affected scientists!“ beantworten Wissenschaftler*innen auf Stippvisite oder mit längerem Aufenthalt im Sonderforschungsbereich „Affective Societies“ Fragen zur Affektivität … more

(Deutsch) A Lesson on Resistance (in 2084)

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Wir schreiben das Jahr 2084. Europa ist von festen Mauern umschlossen. Die gewählte rechtspopulistische Partei „Deutsche Mitte“ regiert nach Durchsetzung des Quantencomputers … more

(Deutsch) Kleist-Preis für Ilma Rakusa. Ein Kurz-Porträt

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. „Ein Gefühl nationaler Zugehörigkeit geht mir völlig ab, auf Heimat hin befragt, kann ich ehrlicherweise nur die Sprache und die Literatur nennen.“ … more

Unravelling Silence from a Psychological Anthropological Perspective

“I can tell you that. But nobody else talks about what happened.” (Mr. N – go-along 2016) Using a psychological anthropological approach to silence, this essay demonstrates how silence may be an affective action in people’s efforts of navigating diverging emotion repertoires. Elsewhere, my colleagues and I have argued that emotion repertoires are shaped during … more

Affective societies, affected scientists! 5 questions to Nabil El Kot

The interview series poses questions concerning the role of affects and emotions in research practice and contemporary society to researchers on short-term visit and associate members of the Collaborative Research Center “Affective Societies”. Today, we introduce Nabil El Kot who is a Consultant Psychiatrist with 28 years of work experience in the field of psychiatric … more

(Deutsch) Affective societies, affected scientists! 5 Fragen an Stefan Wellgraf

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. In der Interview-Reihe „Affective societies, affected scientists!“ beantworten Wissenschaftler*innen auf Stippvisite oder mit längerem Aufenthalt im Sonderforschungsbereich “Affective Societies” Fragen zur Affektivität … more

(Deutsch) Berliner Futur

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Im Rahmen des Projekts „PARATAXE – die internationalen Literaturszenen Berlins“ fand am 23. November 2018 das Symposium „Berlin POLYLINGUAL – Die translingualen … more