„What is Performance Philosophy?
(Or How Not to Ask the Question…)”


A presentation of
and reflection on
the central characteristics of
the newly emerging interdisciplinary
field of Performance Philosophy.


Dr. Alice Lagaay, University of Bremen, Germany
Dr. Alice Lagaay is a researcher and lecturer at the
Philosophy Department of University Bremen.

The main focus of her research to date has been the
philosophy of voice, silence,
notions of »negative performance« (not-doing, passivity)
and the relation between performance and philosophy.

She is a founding convenor of the international online network
Performance Philosophy (www.performancephilosophy.ning.com)
and co-editor of the new “Performance Philosophy”
book series to be launched later this year by Palgrave Macmillan.

Alice Lagaay