ד"ר דפנה בן-שאול

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ד"ר דפנה בן-שאול
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מידע כללי

Overview

Dr. Daphna Ben-Shaul is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of the Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University, where she is heading the Actor-Creator-Researcher track.

Her research engages with contemporary theatre and performance, reflexive theatre and performance, performative voiding, creative collectives, and spatial practices. She is the editor and co-writer of an extensive book on the Israeli Zik Group, and has published articles in major periodicals, including Modern Drama, Theatre Research International, Gramma Journal of Theory and Criticism, Performance Research, New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre Journal and Research in Drama Education.

Currently (since 2015) her research focuses on contemporary Israeli site-specific performance, funded by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF).

 

Teaching

קורות חיים

 

1985-1987       The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Theatre Studies, BA (magna cum laude)

1988-1994       Tel Aviv University, Department of Theatre Arts, MA (summa cum laude)

1995-2003       Tel Aviv University, Department of Theatre Arts, PhD.

Title of doctoral thesis: “'Disbelief for the Moment': The Problematic of Aesthetic-Theatrical Illusion and Its Breaking.” (Hebrew) Supervised by Prof. Eli Rozik

"חוסר-אמונה לזמן-מה: סוגיית האשליה האסתטית-תיאטרונית ושבירתה".

2006               The Hebrew University Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

2012-present   Senior Lecturer at the Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University. 

 

Awards and Grants

1990-1993       The Herbert Levin Scholarship for distinction, Tel Aviv University

1996                The Wolf Foundation Scholarship for distinction, Tel Aviv University

1994-1999       The Gutwirt Foundation Scholarship for distinction, Tel Aviv University

2005-2010       German-Israeli Foundation (GIF) for Scientific Research and Development,  PI: Prof. Freddie Rokem and Prof. Erika Fischer-Lichte. Cooperation of Tel Aviv University and Freie Universität, Berlin. 

2010-2015       The Humanities Fund Grants Yad Ha'Nadiv for Innovations in Teaching MA programme, for researchers and theatre professional. PI: Prof. Freddie Rokem, Prof. Nurit Yaari, Prof. Ruth Kanner, Dr. Daphna Ben-Shaul. Project's title: “Theatre Lab - The Laboratory Program of Research and Practice in Theatre and Performance”. 

2015-2018       Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Individual Research Grant on site-specific performance.


 

פרסומים

Books

Ed. and co-writer, Zik Group: Twenty Years of Work. Jerusalem: Keter Publishers, 2005. (Hebrew, 347 pp.)

קבוצת זיק: עשרים שנות עבודה, ירושלים: כתר, 2005

 

Selected Articles

"Geomnemonic Performance: Activating Political Ontology through Unsettled Remains", accepted to the peer review book The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics, Edited by Peter Eckersall and Helena Grehan, London and New York: Routledge, 2018. (Forthcoming)

 

“Like Really: The Accident of the Real and the Imaginary at the Aesthetic Twilight   Zone,” Maakaf – Journal for Dance, Performance and Visual Theatre, Eds. Menachem Goldberg and Guy Gutman, Print edition of “Twilight”, Issue no. 2 (October 2018, Hebrew and English, 56 pp.)

"ממש, אבל ממש: על תאונת הממשי והמדומה באזור הדמדומים האסתטי" (תדפיס דו-לשוני, 56 עמ').

 

"Civic Bi-Longing: The Politicization of Domestic Site in Eternal Sukkah", in The Ethnographic Department of the Museum of the Contemporary, edited by Diego Rotman and Lea Mauas, Jerusalem: HearatShulaym&The Underground Academy Press, 2017, pp. 154-177. (Hebrew; Forthcoming in English, 2018)

"כל האזרח יישבו בסוכות": הפוליטיזציה של המרחב הביתי בסוכת נצח".

 

"A Home Unfound: The Political Modeling of the Domestic Performance", Theatre Journal 69:2 (June 2017), pp. 235-257.

 

"Performance Art at the Campusphere: Pedagogical Experiments On-Site", Research in Drama Education - RIDE 23:1 (November 2017), pp. 73-90.

 

"Restating the Scene of Foundation: Establishing Israeli Statehood and Culture in National Collection by Public Movement", Theatre Research International (TRI), 42:1 (March 2017), pp. 37-54.

 

"The First Home: Cultural Establishment of Habima's Buildings", in Hbimah:New Approaches to National Theatre, edited by Gad Kaynar, DoritYerushalmi and Shelly Zer-Zion, Tel Aviv: Resling, 2017, pp. 105-141. (Hebrew)

"המִשכּן הראשון: הבְנָיית זהותם התרבותית של מבני הבימה".

 

"The Performative Return: Israeli and Palestinian Site-Specific Reenactments", New Theatre Quarterly (NTQ) 125 (Feb. 2016), pp. 31-48.

"Signals from a Minor (Israeli) World: Condensing Sovereign Domination into a Spatial Image", Teatron 40 (2016), 65-70. (Hebrew)

"איתותים מעולם (ישראלי) מינורי: ריכוז שליטה ריבונית בדימוי מרחבי".

 

"Ignorant Schoolmaster, Dead Hare: The Pedagogic Antinomy of Performance", Maakaf, on-line magazine for dance, theatre and performance, Issue no. 11: The Pedagogical Performance (2016). (Hebrew, 20 pp. & three segments in English)

"המורה בּוּר, הארנבת מתה: האנטינומיה הפדגוגית של המופע".

http://www.maakaf.co.il/%D7%A2%D7%91/previous-issues/7/190-previous-issues-hebrew/pedagogy/3/1910-2016-10-27-17-09-23

 

"Hybrid Energy: Artistic Insert as an Arena for Intromedial and Intermedial Relations", in Inter-Art Journey: Exploring the Common Grounds of the Art, Studies in Honor of Eli Rozik, edited by Nurit Yaari, Brighton, Chicago, Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2015, pp. 48-66.

 

"Critically Civic: Public Movement's Performative Activism", in Performance Studies in Motion: International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Atay Citron, Sharon Aronson-Lehavi, David Zerbib, London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014, pp. 118-130.

 

"Role-Playing", Mafte'akh– Lexical Review of Political Thought 8 (Aug. 2014), Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University, pp. 153-178. (Hebrew)

"משחק-תפקידים"

http://mafteakh.tau.ac.il/2014/08/07-08/

 

"The Turn of Performative Return" Maakaf, On-line magazine for dance, theatre and performance, Issue no. 9: Reenactments (2014).

"תפנית השיבה הפרפורמטיבית".

http://maakaf.co.il/%D7%A2%D7%91/previous-issues/reeanctments/161-4/959-2014-03-13-11-04-35

 

"The Abject from the ‘Other City’: The Rite of Winter by Dan Tsalka", in Another View: Israeli Drama Revisited, edited by ZehavaCaspi and Gad Kaynar, Ben-Gurion University Press, 2013, pp. 51-69. (Hebrew)

"הבזויה מ"עיר שם": על פולחן חורף מאת דן צלקה".

 

Zik Orbits: Zik Group, Works 2006-2013 (Zik Group, 2013), ed. and writer of the articles: "Handmade"; "Kokutsu"; "Installations & Galaxies"; "MysteriumCosmographicum". (Hebrew and English, 130 pp.)

 

מסלולי זיק: קבוצת זיק, עבודות 2013-2006, עריכה וכתיבה של קטלוג דו-לשוני ובו ארבעה מאמרים: ד. בן-שאול, "עבודת-יד"; "קוקוצו"; "הצבות וגלקסיות"; "מיסטריוםקוסמוגרפיקום" (130 עמ').

 

"A Blind Date with an Other-Self: Gazes on the Annihilation of Sight in Dialogue in the Dark", Protocols, History & Theory 23, on Void, Information and Uncertainty (February 2012). (Hebrew; Digital peer review, un-numbered, 10 pp.)

"בליינד דייט עם אני-אחר: מבטים על אִיון הראייה ב"דיאלוג בחשיכה".

http://journal.bezalel.ac.il/he/protocol/article/3355

 

"Liquid Shined Diamond", on Sadam Hussein, a Mystery PlayTeatron 32 (2012), pp. 54-55. (Hebrew)

"יהלום נוזלי משולהב", על סדאם חוסיין, מחזה מסתורין.

 

Ruth Kanner, Janelle Reinelt, Freddie Rokem, "Capturing Moments of Misperformance: Local Tales", Performance Research 15.2 (June 2010), pp. 66-73.

 

"Suspended Moment: On Kokutzu by Zik Group", Teatron 27 (2010), pp. 4-8. (Hebrew)

"רגע מושהה: על קוקוצו של קבוצת זיק".

 

"Ideology of Form in Storytelling Theater: The Politics of Inter-medial Adaptation in Discovering Elijah, A Play about War", Gramma, Journal ofTheory and Criticism 17 (2009), pp.165-182.

 

"Potential Life: Modeling the Void in Two Productions of TheCherry Orchard", Theatre Research International 34.2 (July 2009), pp. 146-152.

 

"GlocalizedTheatrum Mundi: The Case of Comédies des Comédiens", Modern Drama 51.2 (Summer 2008), pp. 165-187.

 

With D. Harari, D. Yerushalmi, "Tell Zik: An Archive in a Changing Exhibition", Block 4: Occasional Cities (Spring 2007), pp. 27-32. (Hebrew)

"תל זיק: ארכיב בתערוכה מתחלפת".

 

"A Theatrical Space for Swallowing Earth: On Dionysus at Dizengof Center by Ruth Kanner's Group", Zmanim 99 (Summer 2007), pp. 94-105. (Hebrew)

"על דיוניסוס בסנטר: במה לבליעת האדמה".

 

"In Disharmony with Itself": Dual Aspects of Illusion and Alienation in Brecht’s Thought", in Gad Kaynar and Linda Ben-Zvi (Eds.), in Bertold Brecht: Performance and Philosophy. Tel Aviv: Assaph Book Series, Tel Aviv University, 2005, pp. 83-100.

""מצוי בדיסהרמוניה עם עצמו": היבטים דו-משמעיים של מושגי האשליה והניכור בהגותו של ברטולד ברכט", תיאטרון 20 (2007), עמ' 32-26. (גרסה עברית(

 

"Outside of the Walls of Acre: Between Outdoors and Indoors in Performances by Zik Group", Teatron 14 (2005), pp. 24-29. (Hebrew)

"מחוץ לחומות עכו: בין חוץ ופנים בעבודתה של קבוצת זיק".

 

"Her Role as a Storyteller: On Theatre Creator Ruth Kanner", Motar12 (2004), pp.107-118. (Hebrew)

"תפקיד המספרת: על היוצרת רות קנר".

 

"The Vision of Redemption and the Redemption of Vision: On the Dramatic and Theatrical Incarnation of the Golem", Motar9 (2000), pp. 107-118. (Hebrew)

"חזון הגאולה וגאולת החיזיון: על גילומו הדרמטי והתיאטרוני של הגולם".

 

"'Le théâtre de ma mort': la créationcomme annihilation", Protée27.1 (1999), pp. 93-98.)French version(

"The Theatre of My Death: Creation as Annihilation", Assaph 41 (1998), pp. 93-100.

 

"The Status of the Image in Performance Art: The Case of Enerzik by the Zik Group",Motar6 (1998), pp. 171-178. (Hebrew)

"מעמד הדימוי באמנות המופע: זיקוק הדימוי וזיקה לטקסט באנרזיק של קבוצת זיק".

 

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