How Cyborg Moon Ribas Translates Seismic Activity into Dance
on 29 October 2015
In 2013, performance artist Moon Ribas grafted a small computer chip onto her elbow, allowing her to sense every earthquake in the world. She uses this connection as the basis for her latest performance, “Waiting for Earthquakes,” in which she spontaneously choreographs dances to the Earth’s seismic activity. Online publication Hopes&Fears and GIF artist Alex Thebes recently visited Ribas to discuss how life with the chip has shaped her perception of the planet, what the future of cyborgs looks like and more. View the full profile on Hopes&Fears.