The Theatre Faculty of Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno is pleased to invite you to the Theatre Conference JAMU 2022. This year's topic is Touching Limits / Crossing Borders of Theatre. The conference will be held from 10th to 11th of November 2022 in Brno, Czech Republic.
This year’s topic builds on the previous issue with the ambition to develop it further. In 2021, we paid attention to the new horizons towards which theatre expands in both theory and practice. In 2022, we feel the need to focus on turbulent zones of transition within the field of performing arts and at its edges. How do we perceive such zones – are those the limits we need to reach and touch or borders we want to cross?
As an academy of performing arts, we see our task in bringing new impulses and challenges to discussion. Therefore, this year of the conference we open not only to representatives from within the creative field (designers, directors, dramaturgs, managers, art pedagogues, performers, theorists) but also to those who approach the same borders and limits from the other fields – practitioners and thinkers from the field of social and political studies. To prepare a common ground for such a diverse group, we share two possible thematic lines together with questions we ask:
1) art as a profession, professionalism in art
2) forming and re-forming realities
You are welcome to send your proposals in one of these formats:
Please submit your proposal of no more than 300 words and your brief CV before 5 June 2022. You can register here. Regarding the acceptance, the authors will be notified by 10 July 2022. The refined abstracts and CVs will be posted on the conference website prior to the event. Due to a slight change in our schedule, we decided to keep the applications open for a bit longer. The new deadline is July 31st!
Selected papers/recordings of lectures will be published by JAMU in a collective multimedia monograph reflecting the topics of the conference.