Thought Beyond Research

Kamini Vellodi

This paper explores the critical implications of Deleuze’s philosophy of thought for the notion of artistic research. This paper is in two parts. The first part considers the ways in which artistic research upholds a representational image of thought. While practices of artistic research involve diverse forms, it is arguable that the image of thought that is often presumed and evaluated assumes...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: Michel Foucault

An Avant-Garde ‘Without Authority’: The Post-Human Cosmic Artisan in the Anthropocene

jan jagodzinski

This  presentation  develops  and  updates  the  concept  of  the  artisan  as  introduced  in Thousand Plateaus within the problematic of the Anthropocene that grips us all. The concept, “an avant-garde without authority,” is developed in relation to the coalescence of art, science, and technology that explores the “quantum” materiality of the inhuman (the AI of techn...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote

Geomusic, Ecosophy and Molecular Oscillators

Ronald Bogue

The thrust of both Deleuze and Guattari’s thought on music is ecosophic, in that it treats music as a component within a process of chaosmic symbiogenesis whose aim is the deterritorialisation of the ritournelle and the creation of a new people and a new earth.  A Thousand Plateaus develops the concept of the ritournelle and its relation to milieus, territories, and cosmic lines of fli...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: de/re-territorialisation, heterogeneity, pop

Artistic Research, the University, and the Trajectory of a Deleuzian Motif

Mick Wilson

This presentation seeks to problematise a certain appropriation of Deleuzian devices within the rhetorical field of artistic research, with particular reference to the reinstatement of “Art” the renewed attention to the specificity of the aesthetic, and an associated metaphorics of exceptionalism, revolt, resistance, refusal, and flight. This problematisation is not proposed as an act of deleg...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: keynote
practice: ethics and politics
keywords: activism, artistic research, politics, resistance, university