(Concordia University, Montréal, Québec/Canada)
Erin Manning is assistant professor in studio art and film studies at Concordia University (Montréal, Canada) as well as director of The Sense Lab, a laboratory that explores the intersections between art practice and philosophy through the matrix of the sensing body in movement. Her artwork is primarly devoted to painting and scupture. She dances Argentine Tango professionally. Her dance background includes classical ballet and contemporary dance. Publications include the forthcoming Politics of Touch: Sense, Movement, Sovereignty (Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 2006) and Ephemeral Territories: Representing Nation, Home and Identity in Canada (Minnesota University Press, 2003).