Resource List (in progress):


  • How does knowing in performing shape performance pedagogies and the institutions that house and deploy them?


  • How do performance pedagogies shape the institutions that house and deploy them and knowing in performing?


  • How do institutions that house and deploy knowing in performing shape performance pedagogies?


  • Knowing in Performing x Performance Pedagogies x Institutions


Knowing in Performing:

Key Words: Doing; Articulation; Embodiment; Abduction;


Shaun Leonardo. The Freedom to Move. Art 21. Video, 2021


Haraway, Donna (1990). Reading Buchi Emecheta: Contests for 'Women's Experience' in Women's Studies.

In: Simians, Cyborgs, and Women. Abingdon: Routledge


Fann, K.T. (1970). Peirce's Theory of Abduction. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff


Flusser, Vilém (2014). Gestures. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press


Clavo, María Iñigo (2020). Traces, Signs,and Symptoms of the Untranslatable. e-Flux  Journal #108.


Mers, Adelheid (2021): Performative Topologies – small gestures from within,

International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media,

DOI: 10.1080/14794713.2021.1934635   (requires institutional access)


Performance Pedagogies: 

Key Words: Knowing; Epistemology; Curriculum; Methods; Methodologies; 

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai (2012). Decolonizing Methodologies. Research and Indigenous Peoples. London: Zed Books


Conquergood, Dwight ; Performance Studies: Interventions and Radical Research

TDR (1988-), Vol. 46, No. 2 (Summer, 2002), pp. 145-156. The MIT Press (institutional access)


Smith, L. T., Maxwell, T. K., Puke, H., & Temara, P. (2016). Indigenous knowledge, methodology and mayhem: What is the role of methodology in producing indigenous insights? A discussion from Mātauranga Māori. Knowledge Cultures, 4(3), 131–156. (freely available)

Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake. Land as pedagogy: Nishnaabeg intelligence and rebellious transformation. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & SocietyVol. 3,  No. 3,  2014,   pp. 1-252014 (freely available)


Heike Roms (2020) Training for performance art and live art, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 11:2, 117-125, DOI: 10.1080/19443927.2020.1769377 To link to this article:  (institutional access)




Key Words: Governance; Critique; 

From Criticism to Critique to Criticality (Irit Rogoff) (freely available)


The University: last words (Fred Moten and Stefano Harney) (freely available)


What Is the Purpose of Institutional Critique Today? (Marta Keil) (freely available)


(Dis)locating The Avant-Garde and Institutional Critique (Jeppe Ugelvig) (freely available via


Permanent Performance (Dieter Lesage) (requires institutional access)


Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui. Ch’ixinakax utxiwa:A Reflection on the Practices and Discourses of Decolonization The South Atlantic Quarterly 111:1, Winter 2012. DOI 10.1215/00382876-1472612. English translation © 2012 Duke University Press


Lury, Celia, Luciana Parisi, and Tiziana Terranova. 2012. “Introduction: The Becoming Topological of

Culture.” Theory, Culture & Society 29 (4/5): 3–35. doi:10.1177/0263276412454552. (requires institutional access)

Phillips, John W. P. 2013. “On Topology.” Theory, Culture & Society 30 (5): 122–152. doi:10.1177/

0263276413480951. (requires institutional access)

Mers, Adelheid. “Performative Diagrammatics: An Artistic Exploration of the Relation

Between Epistemic Diversity and Systemic Elasticity.” Global Performance Studies, vol. 4,

no. 1, 2021.  (freely available)