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Esa Kirkkopelto (born in 1965) is philosopher, artist-researcher and performer. He is currently working at the Malmö Theatre Academy (Lund University). Previously, he worked as the University of Arts Helsinki as a professor of artistic research (2007–2018). His research focuses on the deconstruction of the performing body both in theory and in practice. His is the founding member of the Other Spaces live art collective.
His research, taking place in the fields of artistic research, artistic pedagogy, theatre and performance studies, performance philosophy, continental aesthetics and posthumanist studies, has nowadays three interrelated focus areas: inter-artistic and interdisciplinary compositions, theory and pedagogy of the corporeal performance, and the posthuman performance.
UKÄ subject classification
- Performing Arts
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2022 Feb 23
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Organisation of workshop/ seminar/ course
Research Node for Aesthetic Studies seminar at the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences at Lund University
Esa Kirkkopelto (Presenter), Sanne Krogh Groth (Chair), Max Liljefors (Chair), Peter Bengtsen (Participant), Emma Shachat (Participant), Petra Preisler (Participant), Heidrun Führer (Participant), Katja Heldt (Participant) & Laura Toxvard (Participant)2021 Nov 16
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in workshop/ seminar/ course
Kristina Jönsson (Chair), Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt (Member), Ana Maria Vargas (Member), Anette Agardh (Member), Cheryl Sjöström (Member), Ellen Hillbom (Member), Emily Boyd (Member), Eric Brandstedt (Member), Erik Lindroth (Member), Esa Kirkkopelto (Member), Georgios Tsiakiris (Member), Jenny Palm (Member), Markus Gunneflo (Member), Martin Tunér (Member), Ylva van Meeningen (Member), Eva Stengard (Advisor), Rebecca Malmström (Advisor), Helena Gonzales Lindberg (Participant) & Stina Johannesson (Participant)2018 Sep 26 → 2026 Jun 30
Activity: Consultancy, expert advice and memberships › Member of board/committee/council etc