The World-Producing Body

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  • This workshop explores performance projects that use sensed movement to control live media as an instance of non-binaristic embodiment, also considering the performance languages of this extended embodiment. I will look at the use of physical interfaces linked with media projection in the mutual production of identity and environment, drawing on the Bergsonian idea of the body as a perceptive interface that is also continuous with matter—produced by and producing the world. How does the experimental process of displaced physicality and image-building reflect this non-duality of body and world?

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