Asher Warren teaches and researches Theatre and Performance at the University of Tasmania. His recently completed doctoral thesis, 'Awkward Moment & Optional Electric Shocks: The Products and Politics of Intermedial Participatory Performance' explores contemporary participatory and interactive performance.

His current research interests include contemporary Australian performance, festivals, interactive and networked art, arts policy and funding, and new forms of contemporary spectatorship. He is also a member of the Performance Studies international Future Advisory Board (FAB).

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, University of Tasmania
  • 2016–2017
    Research assistant, University of Melboune
  • 2014–2017
    Tutor, University of Melboune

Education

  • 2017 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy (Arts)
  • 2008 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)

Publications

  • 2018
    Performance in a Militarized Culture, Weaponized Bureaucracy: Kill-Chains, Drones, and Tethers
  • 2018
    Performance Research, Dispensing with the Law: Measuring alcohol and its effects in Shower Party
  • 2014
    Australasian Drama Studies, Mixed Actor Network Reality: A Performance in Three Networks
  • 2014
    Performance Research, Responding to Rupture: Kids Killing Kids

Professional Memberships

  • International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR)
  • Performance Studies international (PSi)
  • Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA)