We define an autogenetic system as a system that continually seeks to expand into the adjacent possible. Figure 1 shows how a population of virtual choreographies can expand into the adjacent possible through combination and recombination.

figure 1 - expansion into the adjacent possible through combination.

Our current thinking is that autogenesis is an emergent process that occurs when a number of system characteristic coincide:

Autogenesis is explained in more detail in 'A Duet of Cyborg and Dancer: Creative Autogenesis'.

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