Erin Manning


On her book Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy

Cover Interview of April 13, 2010

Editor’s note

Originally, this interview ran on the Rorotoko cover page under the headline

“Attempting to develop a theory of the incipiency of movement”

We highlighted two quotes.

On the first page:

“A key concept in Relationscapes is preacceleration.  I developed this concept to get to the idea of a movement in its very primary phases of initiation, before it actualizes as such.”

On the second:

“Imbricating spacetimes of experience with communication (foregrounding the complex sensory dimension of the world conceived as relational environment), Amanda Baggs complicates the notion that language functions only denotatively and proposes instead a challenging and important interweaving of the sensing body in movement and language in the making.”