Reflections on Daily Runs and Material Flows

Niels Jørgen Gommesen

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Abstract

This essay reflects on the material flows and intensive states that surround us in our everyday lives, to provide an understanding of the ways in which they permeate and affect our bodies and cause a change in them, when we are moving through a landscape alongside various materialities, rhythms and movements. Based on my felt experiences during daily runs, it analyzes these vibrant land-scapes as heterogeneous assemblages, as collectives co-constituted between human-nonhuman actors, to study the material flows that move our bodies and expose them to new organizations. It sums up, that technologies, milieus and human-nonhuman beings that lives alongside each other, have an immediate impact on each other caused by the circulating intensities within the heterogeneous collectives. We discover that changes in one context interface with changes in another, rhythms resonate and create new movements, and bodies are translated into new states of being to unfold the virtual potentials in our everyday lives.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftO-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies
Vol/bind1
Udgave nummer1
Antal sider6
ISSN2326-8344
StatusUdgivet - 2014

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