The really hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. When we think and perceive, there is a whir of information-processing, but there is also a subjective aspect. As Nagel (1974) has put it, there is something it is like to be a conscious organism. This subjective aspect is experience. When we see, for example, we experience visual sensations: the felt quality of redness, the experience of dark and light, the quality of depth in a visual field. Other experiences go along with perception in different modalities: the sound of a clarinet, the smell of mothballs. Then there are bodily sensations, from pains to orgasms; mental images that are conjured up internally; the felt quality of emotion, and the experience of a stream of conscious thought. What unites all of these states is that there is something it is like to be in them. All of them are states of experience.
the relational, relative, interdependent, ecological, multidimensional, pluriversal, sensual, anarchist, cognitive, animist, cosmic, communicative play
our bodies co-exist in the multiplicity of spatial-dynamic relationships.
pitch, dynamic, acceleration/deceleration.
Kinaesthesia is the material in which dances occur through the experience of movement. Kinaesthetic empathy.
Imperative movement, compelling the body
A Communication Contortionist.
Homeostat Drawing Stephen Willats 1969
Ideokinesis imaginative landscape of the body.
The thinking body, my worry is trapped in my shoulder, it leaks over the clavicle on my left and steeps into my sternum. compress. compress. compress. The thinking body, my head holds itself like a vice. A cradle of discomfort.
Richard Serra : verb list