Curated Exhibition, Event or Festival
WTF is Lecture Performance?
Sean Lowry, Kim Donaldson, Mark Shorter, Tessa Laird
https://research.unimelb.edu.au/cova/about/news-and-events/wtf-is-lecture-performance | Published : 2019
The lecture, by its very nature, is performative. At first glance it would seem that Lecture Performance is a tautology: an over qualification of an established mode of knowledge delivery that has been employed within the Academy for centuries. Yet performance in this context is not simply a reiteration, it is in fact an expansion that challenges the lecture form. It demands that the lecture question its performativity through an experimentation with its delivery. By opening up the lecture format to a broad range of speculative modes of information dissemination, the Lecture Performance format can provide new ways of thinking about how knowledge is produced and exchanged within, and even bey..View full abstract