Always More Than One: Individuation’s Dance by Erin Manning

By Erin Manning

In Always greater than One, the thinker, visible artist, and dancer Erin Manning explores the concept that of the "more than human" within the context of circulation, conception, and adventure. operating from Whitehead's technique philosophy and Simondon's conception of individuation, she extends the options of circulate and relation constructed in her past paintings towards the inspiration of "choreographic thinking." the following, she makes use of choreographic pondering to discover a method of notion ahead of the settling of expertise into validated different types. Manning connects this to the concept that of "autistic perception," defined via autistics because the wisdom of a relational box sooner than the so-called neurotypical tendency to "chunk" event into predetermined topics and gadgets. Autistics clarify that, instead of instantly distinguishing objects—such as chairs and tables and humans—from each other on getting into a given surroundings, they adventure the surroundings as steadily taking shape. Manning keeps that this mode of knowledge underlies all notion. What we understand isn't first a subject matter or an item, yet an ecology. From this vantage element, she proposes that we think of an ecological politics the place circulate and relation take priority over predefined different types, corresponding to the neurotypical and the neurodiverse, or the human and the nonhuman. What would it not suggest to include an ecological politics of collective individuation?

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