PSi Lexicon



preiskovánje investigation Samostalnik preiskovanje je vsebinsko gledano uspešno izveden performativ v kontekstu dela J. L. Austina Kako naredimo kaj z besedami, v katerem se ukvarja s performativi kot posebnim tipom izjavljanj, ki nimajo vrednostne komponente in glavna funkcija katerih je izvesti določeno akcijo. Glagol preiskovati ima strukturo perlokucijskega dejanja preko proizvajanja pomenov in odgovorov v polju navzkrižnega zasliševanja [kazensko pravo, medicina, novinarstvo, forenzična znanost, FBI in […]

projective time

projective time projecterende tijd Philosopher and contemporary art theoretician Bojana Kunst wrote “The Project Horizon: On the Temporality of Making” that is about the tendency in the art world to project time into the future. Projecting time into the future means that an event is temporally suspended and that a working process leads up to this event […]


reading ανάγνωση reading < ανα + γνώση (ana + gnosi) ana- (ανα-): prefix with several meanings 1) up: uphill, upcoming 2) backwards, back: retract, retreat 3) in the opposite direction: reverse, undoing 4) for a second time, again, re- : re-enlistment, re-letting, rehiring γnosi (γνώση) = knowledge Reading: 1) Τhe recognition and understanding of symbols […]


realiteit reality realiteit [rejaliˈtɛit] (noun)   Realiteit bestaat uit een verzameling informatie die door een individu op een zeker moment als waar geaccepteerd wordt. Het individu gebruikt deze informatie om de eventuele logica, of regels, van de wereld waar het individu zich op dat moment in bevindt te achterhalen en te kunnen begrijpen. Vervolgens wordt nieuwe informatie gestructureerd […]


reality realiteit Reality consists of a collection of information considered to be true by an individual at a certain moment. The individual will use this information to discover and understand the possible logic, or the rules, of the world that they are currently part of. Once these rules or logic are discovered, any new information will be structured […]


silence   stitle Silence is a term for something that does not really exist, but can still be very powerful. Silence would be the hearing of nothing, but this is not possible. There will always be sounds surrounding us (and in theatre for sure) although nobody says anything. There will always be someone coughing, a […]


simultaneity gelijktijdigheid  Simultaneity means that two or more events on stage have some coherence (or not)or happen at the same time.  These different elements do not have to be dependent on each other. One way to achieve this is the use of the ‘pictogram’. This is a physical representation (in abstract or concrete form) of […]

spectating (the act of)

spectating (the act of) gewaarworden One could define a spectator as an observer of an event or a person viewing something. An observer is a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses. This awareness is something that should be emphasized in the definition of the spectator of a theatrical performance. Awareness […]


stilte silence  stilte [stɪlte] (noun)   Stilte is een term voor iets dat eigenlijk niet bestaat en toch erg krachtig kan zijn. Stilte zal het horen van niets zijn, maar dit is niet mogelijk. Er zullen altijd (en zeker in het theater) geluiden om ons heen zijn, ook al zegt niemand iets. Er zal altijd iemand […]

the multiple body

the multiple body English/German “If you are asked to describe an object, you answer that it is a body with a surface, impenetrable, shaped, coloured and movable. But substract all these adjectives from your definition and what is left of that imaginary being you call the body?” (Denis Diderot, Letters on the Deaf and Dumb) […]