Stamatia Portanova is a Research Fellow at the Università degli Studi di Napoli 'L'Orientale' (Naples), where she is also a member of the Technocultures Research Unit. Her research focuses on philosophy, digital culture and the aesthetics of movement. She is the author of Moving without a Body. Digital Philosophy and Choreographic Thoughts (MIT Press, 'Technologies of Lived Abstraction series), and of several articles published in books and journals such as Body and Society, Computational Culture, Space and Culture, Fibreculture, Angelaki and Inflexions. She is a member of the Senselab, a Montrèal-based interdisciplinary laboratory on research-creation directed by Erin Manning and Brian Massumi focusing on intersections between philosophy, technology and art through the sensing body in motion.