Blackman, Lisa. “The Subject of Affect: Bodies, Process, Becoming”

Blackman, Lisa. "The Subject of Affect: Bodies, Process, Becoming." Immaterial Bodies Affect, Embodiment, Mediation. London: Sage, 2012. 1-25. Print. To remember: bodies are not considered stable things or entities, but rather are processes which extend into and are immersed in worlds. That is, rather than talk of bodies, we might instead talk of brain–body–world entanglements, … Continue reading Blackman, Lisa. “The Subject of Affect: Bodies, Process, Becoming”


Manning, Erin. Touch as Technique

Manning, Erin. "Taking the Next Step: Touch as Technique." Senses & Society 4.2 (2009): 211-26. Web. To remember: We move to touch and touch to move. Touch operates as a technique of the moving body, inciting it to direct its movement. The direction is relational, it is towards.Touching towards means igniting a relation that does … Continue reading Manning, Erin. Touch as Technique

Erin Manning, Relationscapes

Manning, Erin. Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy. Cambridge London, MIT Press, 2012. 'Events of Relation' Actual events are monadic in the sense that they are contemporarily independent. An event is always singular, completely absorbed by its particular iteration. Events are never relational in their incipiency - their pastness - or in their perishing - their future … Continue reading Erin Manning, Relationscapes


Hickey-Moody, Anna & Tara Page. “Making, Matter and Pedagogy”

Hickey-Moody, Anna, and Tara Page. "Making, Matter and Pedagogy." arts, pedagogy and cultural resistance: new materialisms. London And New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 1-20. Print. To remember: 'new materialism' ... approaches [to research methodology] are brought together by the shared belief in the transformative capacities (or 'pedagogy') of matter ... posit[ing] affective, machinic, enfleshed, … Continue reading Hickey-Moody, Anna & Tara Page. “Making, Matter and Pedagogy”


experiential patterns

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern. - Alfred North Whitehead, Dialogues