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 […]

This week I saw Hiroaki Umeda talk at SAT about his use of technology and dance. Umeda is a choreographer, dancer (or in his words, “mover”), and multidisciplinary artist involved in the Japanese avant-garde scene. His mission is a big one: to choreograph time and space. His recent piece, Intensional Particle, features projected moving images, featuring […]