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From cartography to choreography

CM Brown

Published : 2016

Abstract

What is a choreography of/for the future? Taking up the challenge of the new weather means we have to understand ourselves and our creative work in ways that break with an anthropocentric model of human exceptionalism. We move beyond biography, history, oeuvre, the canon, representation, the personal and the communal. We rescind discourses of the subject and the self, as we turn from epistemology toward ontology; embracing the personal as planetary we become particles of real matter, forces of energy and consumption, palpable intermediaries of data and post-human. In this condition artists recognize that the human body is a geophysical force that shapes the system of our planet. We move fro..

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