Deleuze and Beckett Towards Becoming-Imperceptible

Audronė Žukauskaitė

In my paper I will explore Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s notion of becoming-imperceptible and demonstrate how this notion works in Beckett’s texts. Deleuze often refers to Beckett’s characters, rethinking them in terms of desiring-production, schizophrenia, the body without organs, becoming, and becoming-imperceptible. The Beckettian characters, wandering in the schizophrenic promenad...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: writing
keywords: becoming-imperceptible, body without organs, exhaustion, life, Samuel Beckett, schizophrenia

A Cartographic Creativity: Deleuze, Guattari and Deligny Towards New Means of Philosophical Expression

Aline Wiame

Mapping has become a popular and much commented on practice in social sciences, humanities, and art history. Although mapping is often used to furnish a global view of an idea or to clarify a situation, I would like to argue that it can be a much more complex activity—a “dark precursor” —which escapes usual representation and touches the core of creative processes whether they are of artis...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: creativity, expression, Félix Guattari, Fernand Deligny, map, neurodiversity, pop, schizophrenia, subject

A Philosopher’s Time Travel Between Science and Fiction

Philip Waldner

Cinema is a major example of what Deleuze calls a “shock to thought” (Deleuze 1989, 156). Instead of being predetermined by an “image of thought” with its various implicit moral and representational presuppositions (Deleuze 1994, 129–67), Deleuze tries to expose himself fully to this shock that forces philosophers to think anew. In his cinema books, Deleuze analyzes how films de...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: image
keywords: Alain Resnais, Difference and Repetition, image of thought, movement-image, sci-fi, science, Shane Carruth, time-image

Aesthetics of Power

Sybrandt van Keulen

This paper presents an interpretation of Landfall (2005–10), a site-specific work by Hiryczuk and Van Oevelen. In Landfall the scenery of Surtsey, an island that emerged after a volcanic eruption in the 1960s off the south coast of Iceland, is exposed on ten large billboards in a newly developed area in Amsterdam, the Dutch main business hub called Zuidas. Conceptually Land...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: aesthetics, Desert Islands, Hiryczuk and Van Oevelen, Immanuel Kant, site-specificity