Marie-Andree Robitaille’s Making public

Marie-Andree Robitaille’s PhD project "Circus as Practices of Hope: A Philosophy of Circus" will be made public 29 April 2024, 13.30.
Person making movement with a golden curtain
Photo: Einar Kling Odencrants

In her doctoral artistic research project "Circus as Practices of Hope: A Philosophy of Circus", Marie-Andree Robitaille explores circus arts' epistemic, ontological, and ethical specificities through a posthuman lens and new materialist approaches to composition and performance. The project advances a philosophy of circus that highlights circus-specific kinetic, aesthetic and embodied knowledge, situating circus arts as hopeful practices for the future. 

For the occasion, she will perform the circus piece Multiverse, and the project's written thesis and digital exposition will be launched in the public sphere! The event is open to the public free of charge, but reservations are necessary. 

Main Supervisor: Juliette Mapp
Superviser: Trond Lossius

Approximate schedule
13:15–13:30 Audience gathering in foyer outside studio 16 
13:30–14:30 Performance Multiverse
14:30–15:00 Pause and interaction with material
15:00–16:00 Official Launch of the documented artistic research project and mingle.

Public defence
The Public defence will be held on 27 May, 2024, starting at 13:30 at Stockholm University of the Arts, Brinellvägen 58, 114 20 Stockholm, Sweden. 
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Link to PhD project


Past dates
Monday, 29 Apr, 13:30-16:00

Price: Free entry but book your seat.

Location: Brinellvägen 58, 114 28, Stockholm, Sweden. Studio 16

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