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talk | theme: Publishing and/as Artistic Practice

Erin Manning

‘The body in movement recurs in different guises in your practice'. In her most recent book, For a Pragmatics of the Useless (2020), Erin Manning dedicates a chapter to thought in motion, and the politics of fabulation in relation to that. 'Language will never be a simple ally', she states, underlining that the conditions should be created for not only words, but for the language of the ineffable to emerge as well. Keeping this in mind, we asked Erin Manning to elaborate on what, according to her, publishing and/as an artistic practice can, might or should consist of? What might it look like, according to her?

Erin Manning is a Canadian cultural theorist and political philosopher as well as a practicing artist in the areas of dance, fabric design, and interactive installation. Read more about Erin Manning.

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Ilse van Rijn