Deleuze and the Paintings

Julia Garstenauer

When the so-called performative turn in the arts appeared in the 1960s, it seemed that painting, and in particular figurative painting, has been carried finally to its grave—an end that has often been announced since the emergence of photography and, later, the emergence of abstraction. Therefore, it comes as a surprise that Gilles Deleuze chooses Francis Bacon, a so-called figurative painter,...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: in absence
practice: image
keywords: diagram, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, haptic, photography

Mathematical Monsters and the Continuum

Elizabeth de Freitas

As Erin Manning (2015, 48) says of artfulness, there is always “a rigorous process that consists in pushing technique to its limit, revealing its technicity.” This technicity becomes more than a confining habit when it is attuned to the force of its own potential, when it evolves into a technicity that unleashes “a becoming that could not have been mapped in advance” (ibid., 60). Technicit...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: ongoing
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in absence
practice: philosophy
keywords: Georg Cantor, Imre Lakatos, mathematics