Performing from Heidegger's Turning

Stuart Grant

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This article aims to do two things. (1) Describe aspects of the performance methodology and philosophy of the sitespecific ecological performance group, the Environmental Performance Authority (EPA), in a series of performances entitled Coastal Scales, developed in conjunction with the Hobsons Bay Council in Melbourne, Australia. (2) Make an argument for the efficacy of the EPA s work, through concepts from Heidegger's later writings, with particular reference to the turning , and the occurrence of truth as the strife between earth and world, as developed in Contributions to Philosophy (1999, 2012) and The origin of the work of art (1977a).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37 - 51
Number of pages15
JournalPerforming Ethos
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • site-specific performance
  • performance ecology
  • Heidegger
  • environmental performance
  • bodyweather

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