Practice ethics: modelling posthuman entanglements and care in artistic doctorates

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Midgelow, V. 2019. Practice ethics: modelling posthuman entanglements and care in artistic doctorates. in: Midgelow, V., Bacon, J., Kramer, P. and Hilton, R. (ed.) Research (in/as) Motion: A resource collection Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.
Chapter titlePractice ethics: modelling posthuman entanglements and care in artistic doctorates
AuthorsMidgelow, V.
Abstract

Drawing together insights from somatic approaches to movement, improvisation, care, and posthumanism this writing proposes ‘Practice Ethics’ that are activated in and by artistic research. Four thematic territories give shape to intersecting and overlapping areas of attention in Practice Ethics, namely: ‘Self-care and Attentiveness’, ‘Other-relatedness and Agency’, ‘Meshwork and Nesting’, ‘Repairs and Eco-ethics’. Through a series of exercises/scores the writing seeks to enable the ‘modelling’ of ethical practices, foregrounding concerns and dilemmas that may arise in embodied research. These ‘modellings’ offer space for undertaking ‘thinking doings’ and might be thought of as training grounds, or as reflective practicums (after Schon), through which it is hoped ethical attentions may be honed as a posthuman matter of care and as a practical, entangled, ongoing activity.

Book titleResearch (in/as) Motion: A resource collection
EditorsMidgelow, V., Bacon, J., Kramer, P. and Hilton, R.
PublisherTheatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki
ISBN
Hardcover9789523530126
Publication dates
Online11 Apr 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited26 Sep 2019
Accepted01 Mar 2019
Output statusPublished
Accepted author manuscript
File Access Level
Restricted
Web address (URL)https://nivel.teak.fi/adie/practice-ethics/
LanguageEnglish
JournalNivel
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