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Ana Mira

 

Email: anasfmira@gmail.com

 

Bio note


Ana Mira is a researcher, artist, professor and writer in the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, dance and visual arts. She studied somatic practices and contemporary dance in Europe and the United States. After completing her B.A. in Community Development (2004, E.S.E. Jean Piaget), she completed her M.A. and PhD in Philosophy /Aesthetics (2014, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa), both under guidance of José Gil and the later with a fellowship of Foundation for Science and Technology. She was a Visiting Scholar at Center for Research in Modern European Philosophy - Kingston University (UK), as research fellow of FCT, in 2010; Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts - New York University (USA), as a research fellow of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, in 2008; and Dans Studio Pauline de Groot (NL), as a research fellow of Portuguese Ministry of Culture, in 2002.
Besides her artistic collaborations, such as in Rosemary Butcher's (UK) dance performance work, she has been teaching in artistic and academic centers, internationally, such as Universidade da Évora, Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional, Evoé - Escola de Actores, Fórum Dança, C.E.M. - Centro em Movimento, Galeria Porta 33 (PT), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance /Independent Dance (UK), Universidad Nacional de las Artes (AR) and, currently, ArCo - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual (PT).

She is an integrated member of IFILNOVA, where she participates in CultureLab's Art, Critique and Aesthetic Experience research group. She is, also, a member of baldio | Estudos de Performance, Cultural Association, with whom she develops encounters, courses and publications.
Her writing pieces include: “Caminha a tua vida: a autobiografia como acto crítico em “Still/Here” de Bill T. Jones (1994)" (Vendaval, 2019), “Contornos de inexistência: uma leitura da peça coreográfica I AM HERE, de João Fiadeiro (2003)” (Teatro Municipal do Porto /Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda, 2018), “Afectivo primitivo, um estudo sobre a potência do corpo que dança a partir de Nietzsche segundo Deleuze” (Nuisis Zobop /Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto, 2017), “Mapear o inconsciente: o documento sensível como conceito e desprisionamento de si na dança e na filosofia” (Universidade de Coimbra, 2017), "Sensorial document: An embodied practice in dance and philosophy from collaboration in After Kaprow: The Silent Room by Rosemary Butcher (2012)" (Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices, 8: 2, 2016).
 

 

Academic Expertise and Research interests

Dance Philosophy

 

Research interests

Practices of the body, Contemporary Dance, Philosophy /Aesthetics, Philosophy of Dance, Philosophy of the Body, Dance Studies, Dance History, Performance Studies

 

Publications 

Journal articles 

Book chapters

  • 2017    “Afectivo primitivo, um estudo sobre a potência do corpo que dança a partir de Nietzsche segundo Deleuze”, In: Da insaciabilidade do caso ou ao mesmo tempo um milagre, Nuisis Zobop – Associação Cultural de Criação, Investigação e Formação no Domínio das Artes Performativas e Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto: Grupo de Investigação Raízes e Horizontes da Filosofia e da Cultural em Portugal (eds.), Porto, pp.71-74
  • “Contornos de inexistência: uma leitura da peça coreográfica I AM HERE, de João Fiadeiro (2003)”, In: Embodied Spaces, Pinheiro, G.V. (ed.), Teatro Rivoli, Porto (no prelo)
  • [Lançamento do livro actualmente agendado para Janeiro 2018]
  • “Mapear o inconsciente: o documento sensível como conceito e desprisionamento de si na dança e filosofia”, In: Conceitos e Dispositivos de Criação em Artes Performativas, Oliveira, F.M. (ed.), CEIS20 - Centro de Estudos Interdisciplinares do Século XX, Faculdade de Letras and Teatro Académico de Gil Vicente, University of Coimbra, Portugal com o apoio da Direcção Geral das Artes/Ministério da Cultura 
  • [Este volume será igualmente publicado por Fernando Matos Oliveira (Universidade de Coimbra), Fernando Ramos (Universidade de S. Paulo) e Cassiano Sydow Quilici (Universidade de Campinas) [eds], Editora Annablume (colecção Filosofia e Artes Performativas), S. Paulo, 2018]
  • “Asas e voo, um documento sensível”, In: Entre ser e estar: Técnicas somáticas na saúde e bem-estar, Batalha, A.P., Mortari, K. E Macara, A. (eds.).Universidade Lusíada, Lisboa (no prelo)
  • “O silêncio do corpo e as sensações-objecto: um estudo na dança e filosofia”, In: Corpo de Pensamento: Pensar com José Gil, Cardoso, J.C. (ed.), Relógio d’Água, Lisboa (no prelo)
  • [A tradução inglesa deste ensaio foi aceite para ser incluída numa publicação co-editada, relacionada com a prática coreográfica de Rosemary Butcher. Os editores são: Susan Melrose e Stefanie Sachsenmaier]
  • “The feet understand: o filme ABCDEFG, de Russell Dumas (1994)”, In: Pessoas e Lugares: Pensar com as Práticas Artísticas. Um Catálogo, Cardoso, J.C. (ed.),  (no prelo)
  • [A tradução inglesa deste ensaio encontra-se em processo de revisão por pares no Dance and Somatic Practices Journal]

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Dina Mendonça 8 July, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Why the Situated…

July 08, 2020

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July 06, 2020

Roundtable discussion for the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Phil Cole's "Philosophies of Exclusion"

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June 17, 2020

Gloria Andrada (w/Robert Clowes), 3 June, 2020, 15.00h to 16.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Transparency in Extended…

June 02, 2020

Seminar with Sara Constança

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March 18, 2020

Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion

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February 26, 2020

Kant Reading Group

Tiago Sousa, "Designs À La Grecque"

February 21, 2020

Phenomenological Approaches to Intersubjectivity and Values

Book launch with Prof. António de Castro Caeiro

February 21, 2020

Fabrizia Garavaglia, 19 February, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | A situated approach…

February 19, 2020

Florian Franken Figueiredo, 14 Feb 2020, 11h

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February 14, 2020

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

L. Miguel Simões, "Political Treatise"

February 12, 2020

Seminar with Hélder Telo

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February 12, 2020

Aristophanes on the Birth of Tragedy of F. Nietzsche

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February 11, 2020

CINEMA 12 CFP: IMAGES OF THE REAL. PHILOSOPHY AND DOCUMENTARY FILM

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February 11, 2020

Abraham Sapién, 22 January, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Structure of…

January 22, 2020

Nietzsche Seminar with Robert B. Pippin

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January 20, 2020

Seminar with Antonio Cardiello

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January 20, 2020

Kant Reading Group

Sílvia Bento, "Freedom as the 'Keystone' to the Vault of…

January 17, 2020

Scaling Up the Bayesian Brain

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January 08, 2020

Kant Reading Group

Ana Falcato, "Shame and Autonomy"

December 20, 2019

DISARGUE Workshop 19-20 Dec 2019

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December 19, 2019

O Cinema na Fronteira: Passagens entre Ficção e Documentário

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December 18, 2019

Conference Translation and the Urban Landscape: the Afterlife of the Arcades

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December 13, 2019

Hili Razinsky, 11 December, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Interpersonal communication and…

December 11, 2019

Seminar with Jorge Viesenteiner

CultureLab | Art of Living & Lisbon Nietzsche Group

December 11, 2019

Herman Cappelen, 6 December 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Conceptual Engineering: Under our Control?

December 06, 2019

Pragmatism as a Way of Life

Art of Living International Workshop /2

December 02, 2019

Kant Reading Group

Martín Fleitas, "Kant's Conception of Inner Value"

November 29, 2019

EpLab Masterclass Series

Martín Fleitas, "Notes for a normative-constitutivist approach to the problem…

November 29, 2019

Seminário Permanente em Cinema e Filosofia

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November 26, 2019

The Last Systematic Philosopher - A retrospective on Jürgen Habermas

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November 21, 2019

Conferência de Paulo Reyes: Pensar a cidade como projecto

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November 20, 2019

Dima Mohammed, 15 Nov 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Discursive depoliticisation: From argumentation to explanation"

November 15, 2019

Lançamento do livro "Rostos do Si: Autobiografia, Confissão Terapia"

CultureLab | Art of Living

November 14, 2019

Seminar with Kai Whiting

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November 13, 2019

Kant | atitudes, experiências, valores

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November 07, 2019

Rob Vinten, 6 Nov, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Wittgenstein, Buddhism, and…

November 06, 2019

“But I saw something that others did not see”

International Colloquium on the encounter between the work of Werner…

November 06, 2019

Seminário Permanente em Cinema e Filosofia

Diogo Nóbrega apresentará Figura. Política e Ontologia. O movimento do…

November 05, 2019

Robert Clowes is a keynote speaker at the 4th Avant Conference

4th Avant Conference 2019

October 24, 2019

Seminar with Daniele Lorenzini

CultureLab | Art of Living

October 17, 2019

Kant Reading Group

Inês Salgueiro, "From Hume to Kant via Wittgenstein"

October 11, 2019

Vito Evola, 11 October 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "More than words: Worldmaking and stancetaking…

October 11, 2019

Nietzsche&Nihilism | Double Seminar Session

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

October 10, 2019

Conferência “Fotografia, História e Arquivo”

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

October 09, 2019

O corpo na arte e na filosofia tropicalistas: os triunfos e desafios do modernismo brasileiro até agora

CultureLab

October 08, 2019

Kant Reading Group

Sofia Miguens - "I, Me, Mine - Back to Kant,…

September 27, 2019

Seminar with Lúcia Schneider Hardt & Rosâni Cunha

CultureLab | Art of Living

September 23, 2019

Gratuitous Violence & Free Will in a Nihilistic Age

International Conference on Gratuitous Violence & Free Will in a…

September 19, 2019

Workshop - Nihilism and Values

Encontros do grupo de estudo sobre Nietzsche

September 18, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Jeff McMahan - "Future People, Climate Change, and War"

September 12, 2019

THE STATUS OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM

International Conference THE STATUS OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM

September 10, 2019

Seminário Nietzsche

Leituras Contemporâneas. Nietzsche na Espanha

September 09, 2019

7ª sessão do Seminário Permanente em Cinema e Filosofia

André Silva Santos apresenta Moses und Aron (Straub-Huillet, 1975) e…

July 23, 2019

Kant Reading Group

António Marques, "Kant against the Animals"

July 19, 2019

1st International Conference on Cinema, Philosophy and Children’s World

Co-organized by Ifilnova | CineLab - Laboratory of Cinema &…

July 09, 2019

1st Film Program on Lives in Transition: Exodus | Migrations | Exile

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July 08, 2019

The Art of Feeling: Emotions Across Disciplines and Genres

Art of Living International Workshop/1

July 01, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Olivier Chassaing, "The Expressive Function of Punishment"

June 26, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Linhas de fuga da comunidade estética e…

June 21, 2019

Kant Reading Group

Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Oeuvre de l'Art et Oeuvre d'Art"

June 21, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Per Algander, "Needing and Necessity"

June 05, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Regina Queiroz, "European Liberalisms: An Essay in Comparative Political Thought"

May 23, 2019

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May 22, 2019

O que é o Arquivo? Laboratório 3: cidade / arquivo

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May 15, 2019

Dina Mendonça, 15 May, 2019, 15.00h to 16.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Why Immersion is…

May 15, 2019

Figuras Conceptuais da Fragmentação e Reconfiguração | Bruno C. Duarte e Nuno Fonseca

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

May 14, 2019

Nietzsche&Nihilism Project Seminar

Carlotta Santini, "Nihilism and Mithology The Case of Nietzsche"

May 13, 2019

Jorge Durán Solórzano, 7 May 2019, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Competing narratives for change"

May 07, 2019

Ruas de Sentido Único - Programa de Rádio

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May 03, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Roberto Merrill, "Ethically justifiable? Free riding versus fair shares"

May 02, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Dina Mendonça, "Kant on the Moral Cultivation of Feelings"

April 17, 2019

Figuras Conceptuais da Fragmentação e Reconfiguração | Bartholomew Ryan e Gianfranco Ferraro

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

April 11, 2019

4ª sessão do Seminário Permanente em Cinema e Filosofia

Sérgio Dias Branco apresenta “Os Lugares da Esperança”

April 10, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Theory and Practice of global governance: topical issues

April 05, 2019

3ª sessão do Seminário Permanente em Cinema e Filosofia

Diego Hoefel apresenta "Reinvenções Dramatúrgicas do Melodrama no Cinema Contemporâneo:…

April 02, 2019

Catástrofe e deterioração

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March 27, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Luís Miguel Simões, "The Double Mouvement in Polanyi and Hayek:…

March 20, 2019

Seminário Permanente de Pensamento Antigo

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March 15, 2019

Frank Zenker, 12 March 2019, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Why replication is your problem, too"

March 12, 2019

Robert Clowes, Postponed To be Re-Arranged

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Postponed

March 07, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Jorge Gonçalves, "A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value"

March 06, 2019

Problematising reality - encounters between art, cinema and philosophy 6

with Jean-Gabriel Périot and Alain Brossat

February 28, 2019

Problematising reality - encounters between art, cinema and philosophy 5

with Albert Serra and Alexander Garcia Düttmann

February 21, 2019

Figuras Conceptuais da Fragmentação e Reconfiguração | 2. Arquivo e Atlas: João Oliveira Duarte e Nélio Conceição

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

February 20, 2019

A catarse em Nietzsche

Aula/Palestra do prof. Ernani Chaves (Univ. Federal do Pará)

February 14, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Giovanni Damele, "On the Rationality of Democratic Choice"

February 06, 2019

Erich H. Rast, 5 Feb 2019, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multidimensional ‘better than’"

February 05, 2019

Arte e Tradução

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

January 29, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Erich Rast, "How to accept the transitivity of better than"

January 23, 2019

Figuras Conceptuais da Fragmentação e Reconfiguração | 1. Colecção e Memória: Maria João Gamito e Claudio Rozzoni

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

January 22, 2019

2nd ERB Project Lecture

Wagner Teles de Oliveira

January 14, 2019

Book Symposium

Nuno Venturinha's Description of Situations

December 10, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 9ª Sessão: Ana Falcato

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

June 06, 2018

International Symposium Cinema and Philosophy: Critical May 68

CineLab | IFILNOVA - FCSH / PhD Research Project of…

May 29, 2018

Seminário Nietzsche | Anthony Jensen

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

May 23, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 8ª Sessão: Antonio Moretti

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

May 16, 2018

EPLAB Masterclass Series

Santoni de Sio

May 04, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 4ª Sessão: Ana Kiffer

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

January 31, 2018

Seminário livre: “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura”

CultureLab | Questions of Subjectivity: Philosophy & Literature

October 18, 2017

Institutions

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