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Correspondence from …

Rethinking Labor and the Creative Economy: Global Performative Perspectives”, New Delhi, India

Preliminary Provocations…

 

Programmed Papers, Panels & Performances…

- The poster for Rethinking Labor and the Creative Economy is now available here

- The program for Rethinking Labor and the Creative Economy is now available here

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

9.30 –10.00

Registration.  Foyer, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), School of Arts and Aesthetics (SAA) auditorium

10.00-11.00

Welcome address, Ira Bhaskar, Dean, SAA, JNU

Opening ceremony: Introduction to Fluid States, Marin Blazevic, Director/Dramaturge of PSi 2015, University of Zagreb – Academy of Drama Arts

Conceptualizing the conference, Rustom Bharucha, SAA, JNU

11.00-12.00

Chair: Janelle Reinelt, University of Warwick

Gabriele Klein, University of Hamburg:

Labour, Art and Life: Biopolitical Aspects in a Historiographic Perspective

12.00-12.15

Tea break

12.15-13.15

Chair: Kaushik Bhowmik, SAA, JNU

Soumyabrata Choudhury, SAA, JNU:

Labour, Service, Performance

13.15-14.15

Lunch break        

 

14.15-14.30

 

 

14.30-15.00

 

 

15.00-15.45

 

Chair: Milija Gluhovic, University of Warwick

Shannon Steen, University of California at Berkeley

How we all became Creative: Creative economy discourses in Europe and North America

Oliver Kontny, independent dramaturge/author, Germany

Performance, Production and Public Spaces in Post-Industrial Ruhr Valley: Critical Thinking on the Creative Economy

Jon McKenzie, University of Wisconsin-Madison

How to Queer a War Machine: Performativity and the Creative Economy

15.45-16.00

Discussion

16.00-16.15

Tea break

 

16.15-16.30

 

 

16.30-17.00

 

17.00-17.30

Chair: Sadanand Menon, Spaces, Chennai

Anita Cherian, University of Delhi

No outside: Thinking the Creative Economy in India

 

Dia Da Costa, Queen’s University, Canada

Critique of Creative Economy and Development in India Today

Maya Krishna Rao, Shiv Nadar University

The Drip Economy: Ants In His Pants, a performative provocation

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

 

 

9.30-10.30

Chair: Udaya Kumar, University of Delhi

Sundar Sarukkai, Manipal University

The Labour of Thinking about Labour

10.30-11.30

Chair: Sanil, V., Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

Gopal Guru, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Concrete Labour as the Framework for Foregrounding a Corporeal Aesthetic

11.30-11.45

Tea break

11.45-12.45

12.45-13.00

Screening of Jhadu Katha (Broom Stories)

Discussion

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.00

Chair: Urmimala Sarkar, SAA, JNU

Susan Foster, University of California at Los Angeles

Dance in/as Competition

15.00-16.00 

Chair: Paul Rae, University of Melbourne

Ray Langenbach, University of the Arts, Helsinki

Statutory Presence: The Labours of Sam Hsieh

16.00-16.15

Tea break

16.15-17.30

Chair: Silvija Jestrovic, University of Warwick

Nicholas Ridout, University of London

Return to ‘the Program’: Benjamin, Lacis and the Proletarian Childrens’ Theatre

Hanne M. de Bruin, Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam, Tamil Nadu

Labour, Performance and the field of the Performing Arts in Rural Tamil Nadu

 

19.00-20.30

 

 

Chair: Rustom Bharucha, SAA, JNU

Maaike Bleeker, President PSi, Utrecht University

The Epistemology of Cargo

Respondent: Oliver Kontny

                  To be held at the Max Mueller Bhavan

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

 

9.30-11.30

Chair: Bishnupriya Paul-Dutt, SAA, JNU

Janelle Reinelt, University of Warwick

When is “Labour” a Coerced Performance? Trafficking, Sex Work, and Consent

Silvija Jestrovic, University of Warwick

The Maid Vanishes: Performing Gendered Citizenship in the Context of Work-related Migration

Urmimala Sarkar, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Mediations around an Alternative Concept of “Work”:  Re-Imagining the Bodies of Survivors of Trafficking

Maria Estrada-Fuentes, University of Warwick

Touch In The Battlefield: Girls, Love and Sex during Wartime

Respondent: Natasha Davis, University of Warwick

11.30-11.45

Tea break

11.45-13.00

Chair: Sundar Sarukkai, Manipal University

Elisa Bertuzzo, Technical University, Berlin

Archives of Movement: Reading Current Transformations of Migrant Labour through the Concept of Movement

Felipe Cervera, National University of Singapore

The Talents In My Passport: A Query into the Asymmetries of Performance in the Creative Economy

13.00-14.00 

Lunch break

14.00-15.15 

Chair: Brahma Prakash, SAA, JNU

Sudhanva Deshpande, Jana Natya Manch, New Delhi

Jana Natya Manch and the working class: A perspective over three decades

Dakxin Bajrange, Budhan Theatre, Ahmedabad

Budhan Theatre: Creative labour for change

15.15-15.30 

Tea break

 

15.30-16.30

 

 

16.30-17.00 

Chair: Sadanand Menon, Spaces, Chennai

John Malpede, Los Angeles Poverty Department

Cops & Robbers:  Gentrification, Displacement and Police Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles

Poornima Sardana, New York University

The Kathputli Complex: Problematizing creative professions and displacement at the Kathputli Colony

17.00-18.00

Plenary session with Maaike Bleeker, Marin Blazevic and

                      Rustom Bharucha

 

 

All participants need to register in advance.  Please send your name, e-mail address and institutional affiliation to Ameet Parameswaran (ameet.parameswaran@gmail.com).  He will get back to you with the necessary information.  Registration fee of Rs. 1500 (US$25) can be paid in Indian rupees at the time of registration on February 27, 2015, at 9.30 a.m.

- The full program booklet and presenter bios are available here

 

Responses, Reflections & Reportage from the Local and Visiting Correspondents in New Delhi, India …

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