Using the conventions of a script, this chapter is a piece of speculative ethology that draws on a 1930s account of the life world of a tick by the biologist Jakob von Uexküll. It is a critical retelling of science which draws on the performative dimension and embodied participation of writing, utterance and gesture that both re-engages our forgotten instinctual relations to invertebrates, and allows an imaginative ‘feeling-for’ these small creatures of instinct.
|Title of host publication||The Creative Critic|
|Subtitle of host publication||Writing as/about Practice|
|Editors||Katja Hilevaara, Emily Orley|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Apr 2018|