I’ve recently been revisiting Haraway’s ‘Cyborg Manifesto’ in order to think more critically about a posthuman theory of dance. I’ve also turned to Haraway’s more recent work, including a talk called “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene” (2014). Whereas in ‘Cyborg Manifesto’ (1985), Donna Haraway famously rejected the conventional, dualistic conception of the natural, positing the cyborg as a “boundary […]

When I ask Hon whether her dance with the photocopier felt like a solo or a duet, she answers without pause: “Duet. Uncompromising, problematic and non-communicative dance partner/lover.” (This week I’m preparing to give a talk for the HUMA conference. Here are some of my preliminary thoughts): Imagine a duet between a woman and a […]