aim – agency is molecular

moved by being moved / to moving – aim is the project page of the practice-based PhD project moved by being moved / to moving, which I am currently undertaking at the University of Westminster, London.

background images:
top: gut microbiome – The Living Gut; Image from work by Weston R. Whitaker, Elizabeth Stanley Shepherd and Justin L. Sonnenburg; Department of microbiology and immunology, Stanford Medicine;
other: film stills from presentation at CREAM Winter symposium 2017, “agency as being/doing intra-activity – de-centering conjectures of self”, presentation and images by m.jaeckel

news

September 2021: TaPRA conference

The annual Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) conference was held online & Co-Hosted by Liverpool Hope University between 6-10 Sept 2021. Having been invited by the Working Group on ‘Bodies in Motion: Margins, Intersections, and Vulnerability’to the panel (Unwanted) Motions, and stillness against permeable entities I presented my paper “Movement as a form of …

October 2020

The final project running under the working title reverberating interferences – explorations into thingness has been realised in a Covid version as a film project with shooting dates between the 23rd to 25th October 2020 Wayne McGregor studios. The material is currently to be edited. Some material has been published throughout the process on instagram.

October 2020

Posthumanism 20/20 The 2-day conference at the Aarhus University (Denmark) exploring the current landscape of research on posthumanism just finished yesterday. While I was only able to participate online it was a great pleasure to be part of this event full of highly interesting contributions. The age of human exceptionalism is over. The Enlightenment human, …

about

Currently irregularly located either in Berlin (Germany) or London (UK) Monika Jaeckel is a research oriented artist and writer in the fields of performance and theory.

moved by being moved / to moving – agency is molecular is the recent research project developed out of an elder experiment, which ran under the acronym memacism. As ‘motion embedded mind agency concept’ it provided the first momentum to bring movement’s general undercurrents into research focus.

Practice-based PhD since January 2017 at the CREAM department (Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media) of the University of Westminster, UK.

Link to profile page on researchgate.

contact

links to my facebook page, twitter account can be found below ..

The following are links to a portfolio at – mindgap.org/portfolio
and the blog I am maintaining since some years at – mindgap.org.