Performance Research Unit

Can our cities’ thriving creative precincts be saved from ‘renewal’?

Governments are busily rezoning our cities for high-rise apartments. But there is another, overlooked dimension to the redevelopment. Much of it is on industrial land: pockets of old factories and workshops, portrayed as decrepit and in need of renewal. Our new project documents enterprises that actually use urban industrial lands. It’s a story of surprising and largely hidden vibrancy at the interface between creative industries and small manufacturing …

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“Legacies of resistance we need to act upon”: PhD candidate Matteo Dutto

Sometimes dubbed the ‘black Ned Kelly’, Jandamarra of the Bunuba nation is an iconic figure in the history of Australian Indigenous armed resistance to colonial invasion, and while Indigenous Australians have always shared stories of both Jandamarra’s resistance and of other key Indigenous people, such as Yagan of the Whadjuk Noongar and Pemulwuy of the Bidjigal people, the wider Australian public…

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Dr Alison Richards publishes ‘Instability Strip’ in PARtake

“Instability Strip: Writing, Flesh and Paradox in Research Performance”, an article by Dr Alison Richards, Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, has just been published in PARtake, a new specialist US journal dedicated to Performance as Research. Dr Richards’ article details the development and presentation of her research performance project Instability…

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Monash Panel Discussion at Malthouse Theatre: ‘Nothing to Lose’

CTP is proud to be part of the the first Monash Panel Discussion at the Malthouse Theatre. Featuring professors from Monash University in the disciplines of Gender Studies, Theatre and Performance, Dr Yana Taylor (moderator), Dr JaneMaree Maher, Dr Claire Tanner and Dr Jodie McNeilly as well as Artistic Associate of Nothing to Lose, Kelli Jean…

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SPECIAL SEMINAR 6 November 2013

The Japanese Studies Centre is pleased to host a special presentation by Peter Eckersall, a Monash Graduate and long time associate of the JSC, as he reflects on his days at Monash before taking the Professorship in Asian Theatre at CUNY.   Please join us in celebrating Peter’s career and congratulating him on his new…

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