• Joachim Koester, Tarantism, 2007, 16 mm black & white film installation, duration: 6:31 minutes, edition of 5 with 2 artist's proofs. © Courtesy the artist and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

  • Thursday talks: Tarantism

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 1.00- 1.30pm
    Dr Philipa Rothfield

    An informal series of insightful presentations by creative thinkers in response to the Australian premiere of two distinct film works, Frances Stark: My best thing and Joachim Koester:Tarantism.

    The second talk in the series is presented by Dr Philipa Rothfield, Philosophy Program, La Trobe University.

    Philipa works in philosophy of the body, in particular, in relation to Merleau-Ponty, Nietzsche, Deleuze and Klossowski. She writes on reconciliation, drawing on European and political philosophy as a resource.

    Between 2003 and 2009, she was a member of the Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Victoria. She is a dance reviewer for RealTime Magazine (Australia) and MOMM Magazine (Korea). Philipa is co-convenor of the Choreography and Corporeality Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research.

    Please RSVP by clicking orange box above.

    More information about the exhibitions here



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