During the last decade, there has been a radical rethink, in the European context of both theatre and performing arts, on how a performance or a spectacle is narrated and enjoyed. Artists like Milo Rau, Tino Sehgal, Marten Spangberg, Rabih Mrouè, Amir Reza Koohestani, and Richard Maxwell structure their practices on a reflection about the concept of time and on how it can be returned on stage. "A different order of time" is a three-parts essay focused on the analysis of the artists' works; the essay aims to create a dialogue between the artistic works and the actual point of the debate about time through a philosophical, scientific and social perspective. How does performing arts design the relationship between time and our evolution as individuals today? In which manner the collective tale configures itself through this artistic, utopian narrative? And what about the analysis tools we might need to effectively enjoy these works?
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