by Lars Harald Maagero In the fall of 2020, I was appointed by the Opera Academy at Oslo National Academy of the Arts to direct a production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte with the students on their foundation course. This was an exciting and intriguing task: working with a group of students in their early […]
How do our instruments of measurement, and philosophical understandings/definitions of the observable world, affect the experience of visibility – and the visibility of experience?
By the ‘Re-‘ Interdisciplinary Network, Nov 7th 2020 An online international conference about the special relationship between ideas of reenactment and multifold arts historiographies and methodologies, November 19th/20th 2020. Co-organized by ‘Re-‘ Network convenor Cristina Baldacci,1 this first major event in Susanne Franco‘s Ca’ Foscari University of Venice plurennial research project Memory in Motion: Remembering […]
Geoff Mulgan (CEO, National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts, or NESTA) delivered this keynote lecture on 26 June 2019 at Tacit Engagement in the Digital Age, a Re- Network conference funded by AI and Society Journal, the Polanyi Society and supported by CRASSH and the Faculty of Music, Cambridge. As Geoff points out in his […]
The most striking moment in the production was the ‘To be or not to be’-soliloquy, which was removed from its dramatic context in the third act and given as the culmination of the performance. The soliloquy was staged not as Hamlet’s private contemplation of suicide, but three actors in the production delivered the speech simultaneously and directed it outwards, towards the audience.