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By Erin Manning

In Always greater than One, the thinker, visible artist, and dancer Erin Manning explores the idea that of the "more than human" within the context of flow, belief, and adventure. operating from Whitehead's method philosophy and Simondon's idea of individuation, she extends the options of flow and relation built in her previous paintings towards the inspiration of "choreographic thinking." the following, she makes use of choreographic pondering to discover a style of belief ahead of the settling of expertise into demonstrated different types. Manning connects this to the concept that of "autistic perception," defined by means of autistics because the information of a relational box sooner than the so-called neurotypical tendency to "chunk" event into predetermined matters and gadgets. Autistics clarify that, instead of instantly distinguishing objects—such as chairs and tables and humans—from each other on getting into a given atmosphere, they adventure the surroundings as steadily taking shape. Manning continues that this mode of understanding underlies all notion. What we understand isn't first a topic or an item, yet an ecology. From this vantage aspect, she proposes that we reflect on an ecological politics the place stream and relation take priority over predefined different types, comparable to the neurotypical and the neurodiverse, or the human and the nonhuman. What wouldn't it suggest to include an ecological politics of collective individuation?

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