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 "Erin Manning and Brian Massumi have written a fascinating and ground-breaking book that deserves wide attention. An exemplar of how to do theory in an exploratory and process-oriented way." —Jane Bennett, author of Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things

"It is at once a poetic encounter with the works of art presented over the course of the book, and a manual for reaching that productive space where research and creation can be said to truly interpenetrate." —The Culture Machine

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Erin Manning is University Research Chair in Relational Art and Philosophy in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montreal. She is the author of Always More Than One: Individuation’s Dance.

Brian Massumi is professor of communication at the University of Montreal. He is the author, most recently, of Semblance and Event: Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts.

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