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The Visible and the Invisible (pdf)

The Visible and the Invisible, by Maurice Merleau-Ponty

 The Visible and the Invisible (1964) contains the unfinished manuscript and working notes of the book… 1,685 more words


Why It's Not Nice to Call People Names

Anjie, a corporeal and offline friend of mine, told me a dream that she had. The setting of the dream was a pet shop, and she held onto this shapeshifting animal that became cuter in her arms: a puppy turned into a bunny turned into a kitten… 552 more words


How the Body Remembers (On the Body's Performance of Trauma as Ekphrasis)

delivered at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
Toronto, ON
2 May 2015

Slide 1:
“How the Body Remembers” is not just a creative project but is, I guess like all my creative projects, a question I’m trying to answer for myself–this time about how our physical bodies perform traumas. 420 more words



Ren Hang, Untitled, 2015

The self is only a threshold, a door, a becoming between two multiplicities.

—Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus


"Walls, Ground, Atmospheres, and Bodies in Palestine"

“Walls, Ground, Atmospheres, and Bodies in Palestine,” a conversation recorded with Maryam Monalisa Gharavi in Ramallah for Archipelago: “This conversation with Maryam Monalisa Gharavi can be divided into three chapters, all corresponding to one physical aspects of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank in relation to Palestinian bodies. 83 more words

Apartheid Wall

Physiotherapy at the intersection between the claims of standardization and individual adaptation

Each day over the next week I’ll post up an abstract for a paper being presented by a member of the Critical Physiotherapy Network at the In Sickness and In Health conference in Mallorca in June 2015.   328 more words