Friends of Aeon donate as little as US$5
a month and enjoy exclusive benefits.

Aeon is not-for-profit and needs your support.

Become a Friend now

Save and annotate
your favourite articles

Engage with
the Aeon editors


Receive Aeon's
monthly ebook

Amy LaViers
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Amy LaViers is a certified movement analyst, via the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in New York, and director of the Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the co-editor, with Magnus Egerstedt, of Controls and Art: Inquiries at the Intersection of the Subjective and the Objective (2014).

Written by Amy LaViers