French Saxophonist Inspires Chthulucene Thought

Maitisong Theatre in Maruapula was on Friday blessed with a virtuosic saxophonist, who could command his dancer with every blow of the horn.

The saxophonist, Clement Duthoit, who is a musician from France, was performing alongside Marcel Gbeffa, a dancer from Benin. The duo was performing a piece called Chthulucene and it was developed last year in Paris.

Chthulucene is a myth formulated by the biologist and philosopher of science Donna Haraway in her book Staying With The Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene (2016). Its purpose is to rewrite the history of evolution “In a much more modest tone, in the spirit of sociability emanating from all the communities that make a life together”.

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