Introduction by Laura Cull; 1. Performing in the Chaosmos: Farts, Follicles, Mathematics, and Delirium in Deleuze by Herbert Blau; 2. I Artaud BwO: The Uses of Artaud's To have Done with the Judgment of God by Edward Scheer; 3. Expression and Affect in Kleist, Beckett, and Deleuze by Anthony Uhlmann; 4. A Theatre of Subtractive Extinction: Bene without Deleuze by Lorenzo Chiesa; 5. Performing, Strolling, Thinking: From Minor Literature to Theatre of the Future by Daniel Watt and Off the beaten path or, notes towards a Heideggerian deterritorialization: a response to Daniel Watt by Julian Wolfreys; 6. Becoming a Citizen of the World: Deleuze between Allan Kaprow and Adrian Piper by Stephen Zepke; 7. sub specie durationis by Matthew Goulish and Laura Cull; 8. Thinking through Theatre by Maaike Bleeker; 9. Becoming-Dinosaur: Collective Process and Movement Aesthetics by Anna Hickey-Moody; 10. !of butterflies, bodies and biograms! Affective spaces in performativities in the performance of Madama Butterfly by Barbara Kennedy; 11. Like a Prosthesis: Critical Performance a Digital Deleuze by Timothy Murray; 12. Performance as the Distribution of Life: From Aeschylus to Chekhov to VJing via Deleuze and Guattari by Andrew Murphie; 13. The 'minor' arithmetic of rhythm: imagining digital technologies for dance by Stamatia Portanova; Epilogue; Notes on Contributors; Works Cited; Index.
Laura Cull is an artist and PhD candidate in the Department of Drama at the University of Exeter. She lectures part-time in Performance at Northumbria University adn is Chair of the PSi Performance and Philosophy working group.
'The vitality of Gilles Deleuze's enduring influence is nowhere more apparent than within the folds of performance. Laura Cull's own precision of thought on these matters is given exquisite, seamless form in this indispensable collection by a first rate cast.' -- Alan Read, Professor of Theatre, King's College London 'This is a welcome addition to the fields of both performance studies and Deleuze studies, one that is sure to stimulate productive research and practice across many domains for years to come.' -- Ronald Bogue, Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Georgia