Support Performance Philosophy!

by Performance Philosophy in United Kingdom

Support Performance Philosophy!
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On 13th May 2019 we successfully raised £5,403 with 189 supporters in 42 days

Performance Philosophy is raising funds for translation, access, and publication of our international interdisciplinary journal!

by Performance Philosophy in United Kingdom


Thank you to all of our enthusiastic supporters for donating to and spreading the word about this campaign. We really believe in the scholarship, conversation, and art that Performance Philosophy can make and support together, and we're excited to see that so many people feel the same way. 

We thought that you--our beloved supporters--might like to know about some exciting new rewards that we've added to the campaign:

1. If you're in Berlin, a donation of £75+ can gain you or a friend a spot to attend Entering into Virtual Realities, an immersive virtual reality dance workshop at Berlin's prestigious Dock11 studio on April 27-28 or May 4-5. Normally 165 Euro!  By generous donation, there are two of these available...but there won't be for long!

2. For a donation as small as £20, claim a copy of one of the books in the Performance Philosophy book series!  On topics ranging from Deleuze, to Adorno, to Gaga, there's definitely something for everyone. Check out the rewards page for more information about the specific books available!

3. Only ONE reward of expert editing services from Will Daddario remains: get it before it's gone!

Don't forget: IF YOU'VE ALREADY DONATED but want to claim one of these, you can do so by editing your donation and reward selection!  (We won't complain if you also decide to increase the size of your donation...)  If these are not for you, feel free to share them with your friends, colleagues, collaborators, acquaintances, or whoever you think might be interested! We are buoyed by your support, but we only receive the funding if we reach £5000 by the 13th of May. Everything you can do to share our project and help us reach our goal goes towards the cause of keeping the Performance Philosophy Journal and Network alive, vibrant, and inclusive.

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£30 or more

Studio visit & more with Meghan Moe Beitiks

Artist Meghan Moe Beitiks works in video, performance, installation, writing and photography, using research and improvisation. As a thank you for your donation, she will offer a THIRTY MINUTE virtual studio visit, including bespoke assistance in developing your own artist statement.

£3 or more


If every person subscribed to our vibrant online network at donated £3, we would reach our goal immediately!

£10 or more


We are so grateful for your support!

£15 or more

Shout-out on social media!

We are so grateful for your support and will show you our thanks publicly on our social media pages!

£30 or more

Sponsors Page on

We are so grateful for your support! We'll acknowledge you by listing your name on our website on a dedicated Sponsors page.

£75 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Participation in Entering into Virtual Realities

ENTERING INTO VIRTUAL REALITIES uses 360° Camera and multiple VR-Headsets in order to – literally and metaphorically – step into each other’s standpoints. Part of a research collaboration which integrates dance, philosophical inquiry and VR technology led by dr. Einav Katan Schmid and dr. Christian Stein from Location: DOCK11 Berlin Dates: April 27-28 (or May 4-5) Value: 165 Euro!!! More information at

£1,000 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Sponsor a full issue of the journal

A donation of £1000 will cover the costs of a full journal issue! For any donation of this size, we will feature your name as an official sponsor of one of our upcoming issues.

£20 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Actors and the Art of Performance (HARDCOPY)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Your very own copy of Susanne Granzer's Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure, a trans-disciplinary dialogue between the art of acting and the art of philosophical thinking that combines the author's biographical paths in both theatre and philosophy. NORMALLY £25.

£25 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Theatres of Immanence (SOFTCOVER)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Your very own copy of Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca's Theatres of Immanence: Deleuze and the Ethics of Performance, the first monograph to provide an in-depth study of the implications of Deleuze's philosophy for theatre and performance, in which "complex Deleuzian concepts are injected with dramatic life and manipulated with great ease and originality." (Liza Kharoubi, Avignon University) NORMALLY £44

£30 or more

6 of 6 claimed

Performance Philosopher T-Shirts

Your very own LIMITED EDITION "performance philosopher" T-Shirt! If you so choose, we'll also acknowledge you by listing your name on our website on a dedicated Sponsors page. Only a very small number available, so act fast. (See our updates page for a photograph of the stylish design!)

£35 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Race & Philosophy Course with Will Daddario

THANK YOU! This reward grants you access to Performance Philosophy core convener Will Daddario's online Race & Philosophy course, an overview of contemporary philosophical conversations about race via the New York Times interviews of George Yancy.

£40 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Editing from Will Daddario (Article/Book Chapter)

If you choose this reward, Will Daddario with read and give expert feedback on a draft of a journal article or book chapter! Will is co-editor of the Performance Philosophy Journal and the PP book series, as well as a founding member of the PP organization. His recent monograph is Baroque, Venice, Theatre, Philosophy and currently examines the poetry, theatre, and philosophy of the African-American thinker Jay Wright.

£45 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A Philosophical Autofiction (HARDCOPY)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Your very own copy of Spencer Golub's A Philosophical Autofiction, a highly original combination of close readings and performative autobiography. NORMALLY £60!

£45 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Adorno and Performance (HARDCOPY)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Your very own copy of Adorno and Performance, the first comprehensive examination of the vital role of performance within the philosophy of Theodor Adorno. "Adorno and Performance offers a wealth of perspectives on how Adorno's work can inform and be informed by reflection on performance, as something central both to the arts...and to social and political life more generally." - Prof Andrew Bowie

£50 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Baroque, Venice, Theatre, Philosophy (HARDCOPY)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Your very own copy of Will Daddario's Baroque, Venice, Theatre, Philosophy. This book theorizes the baroque as neither a time period nor an artistic style but as a collection of bodily practices developed from clashes between governmental discipline and artistic excess. NORMALLY £90!

£50 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Embodied Philosophy in Dance (HARDCOVER)

FROM THE PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BOOK SERIES: Embodied Philosophy in Dance by Einav Katan deciphers forms of meaning in dance as a medium for perception and realization within the body, and provides unmatched novel research on Ohad Naharin and Gaga, one of contemporary dance's most original movements. NORMALLY £90!

£75 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Realism Materialism Art [softcover]

Your own copy of now OUT OF PRINT Realism Materialism Art (RMA). RMA introduces a diverse selection of new realist and materialist philosophies and examines their ramifications on the arts. Contributors include Boris Groys, Reza Negarestani, McKenzie Wark, and Performance Philosophy core convener John Ó Maoilearca in conversation with François Laruelle!

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