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Journal of Performance and Mindfulness
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ISSN (Print) 2398-3566
Published by U of Huddersfield Homepage  [10 journals]
  • Editorial - Volume 2 Issue 1

    • PubDate: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +000
  • Performative Writings and Contemplative Exercises

    • Abstract: I present a proposal for theoretical/practical investigations which articulate the processes involved in the creation of texts with contemplative exercises. With the term “performative writing” I refer to work with words which involves strategies and devices capable of transforming habits related to perception, based on everyday activities and exercises. The goal of this research is to link [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +000
  • Performance Art as Spiritual Practice

    • Abstract: The text discusses performance art as a spiritual practice, considering the interweaving of ethics, aesthetics, spirituality and politics. Based on the concept of itinerant performances and their relationship with the practices of meditation-in-motion present in Buddhist traditions, the text focuses on two projects carried out by the authors: Audioética itinerante (Itinerant AudioEthics), by [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +000
  • Letter from the Editors

    • PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Mapping Mindfulness-based Performance

    • Abstract: In this paper, I report on the University of Huddersfield's Mindfulness and Performance Project (MAP)2, outlining the field of practice that the project was designed to profile, and exploring some of the implications of what we might call 'mindfulness-based performance'. Framing this work within the context of the growing literature on clinical and therapeutic 'mindfulness-based interventions' I [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Proposals for a dialogue between performative arts and contemplative

    • Abstract: In this article, I address the challenges that the word ‘contemplation’ has faced in modernity, particularly in the performing arts, where it has often come to designate a ‘merely passive’ attitude on the part of the spectator experiencing a performance. At the same time, I identify a relatively recent interest among artists and researchers in contemplative practices, with specific reference to [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Three Insights from Six Reasons: Reflections on a Sufi Mindfulness
           Practice in Performance

    • Abstract: This article is a brief, first person account reflecting on the dance Six Reasons Why My Dance Card Isn’t Full performed for the Performance and Mindfulness Symposium at the University of Huddersfield in July 2016. For this presentation, I performed the solo dance and then guided audience members through a process that involves both individual and group reflection. This guided contemplative [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Performing Mindful Creativity: Three South African Case Studies

    • Abstract: This essay is grounded in the practical experience of three South African theatre practitioners who have all had some experience of mindfulness. It’s based on interviews conducted with a performer (Andrew Buckland), a director (Janni Young), and a designer (Illka Louw). The aim of my conversations with these three was to explore ways in which mindfulness continues to enhance artistic practises, [...]
      PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Book review: A Korean Approach to Actor Training

    • PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
  • Book review: Dancing with Dharma: Essays on Movement and Dance in Western

    • PubDate: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +000
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