Gerko Egert is a dance and theater studies scholar. He is currently postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen. He was visiting professor (Vertretung Prof. Gabriele Brandstetter) at the Department of Theater Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin (2018). His research deals with philosophies and politics of movement, human and non-human choreographies, dance and performance, process philosophy and (speculative) pragmatism, especially in the work of Deleuze and Guattari. Gerko holds a PhD from Freie Universität Berlin. His publications include: “Movements of Touch in MAYBE FOREVER” in Touching and Being Touched ed. by Brandstetter, Egert and Zubarik (De Gruyter 2013) and “Berührungen. Bewegung, Relation und Affekt im zeitgenössischen Tanz” (Transcript 2016) and „Choreographing the Weather – Weathering Choreography (in: TDR, Summer 2016)