Darwin is everywhere. The influences of his contemporary creation myths are apparent in every corner of western society where bussiness regulatory frameworks and politics are striving to perfect a system that maximizes competition to ensure the survival of the fittest. We live on the sunny side of this system and generally have things organised so that we can reap the benefits, but perhaps the brutality of the underlying principle when cast as a "natural" process desensitizes us to the negative effects of its implementations.
I want to find the footprint's of Darwin's ideas where they appear in the art forms choreography and dance.
Two performances immediately comes to mind when considering the use of darwinism in the arts: