Nietzsche 6+1: The Weight of Music

Paulo de Assis, Michael Schwab

Between 1854 (when he was aged ten) and 1872, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote a substantial number of musical compositions, including fragmentary pieces for solo piano, several songs, an uncompleted mass, and even a sketched opera. His activity as a composer remains essentially unknown, and his music pieces are rarely performed. A great admirer of Richard Wagner and profoundly influenced by the though...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: ongoing
format: on screen
practice: performance

DARE 2017 Opening Speech

Paulo de Assis

Artistic Research describes a particular mode of artistic practice and of knowledge production, in which scholarly research and artistic activity become inextricably intertwined. Questioning the boundaries between art, academia, philosophy and science, artistic research enables the exploration and generation of new modes of thought and sensible experience. In the last two decades, artistic resea...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: artistic research, assemblage, dark precursor, desire, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, metastability, nuptial

Deleuze’s Aesthetics Contra Object Oriented Philosophy

Daniel Fineman

Studies that discuss Deleuze’s aesthetics rely upon Kant. Such reliance by brilliant and insightful scholars such as Smith, O’Sullivan, and Shiviro are nervously self-conscious because they necessarily recognise Deleuze’s explicit repudiation of Kant (his “enemy”). They take exculpatory solace in Deleuze’s obvious admiration for Kant’s skill and scope.They see incipient harmony in so...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 22, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: in absence
practice: philosophy
keywords: aesthetics, Alain Badiou, de/re-territorialisation, Franz Kafka, haecceity, Jacques Rancière, material/ism

Lines of Flight: Gilles Deleuze Glossaries

Adina Ochea

Lines of Flight: Gilles Deleuze Glossaries was my graduation project at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2015. The series encompasses three glossaries: “The Fold” and “Difference and Repetition,” based on the books of the same name by Gilles Deleuze, and “Rhizome,” based on the text by Deleuze and Félix Guattari. These books are an attempt to apply Deleuze’s concepts formall...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 22, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: on view
keywords: A Thousand Plateaus, Difference and Repetition, The Fold