Posthumous: 26 Letters to Deleuze

Peter Stamer

In three sessions between winter 1988 and spring 1989, philosopher Gilles Deleuze, sitting in his living room, answered questions posed by a television crew. The principle was as simple as it was sophisticated. The topics he was confronted with followed the letters of the alphabet—from “A as in Animal” to “Z as in Zigzag.” Via these twenty-six letters, Deleuze revisited and reformulated...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Sphinx Cinema
format: keynote
practice: image
keywords: Claire Parnet, death, film, Gilles Deleuze from A to Z

Against Deleuze, Boulez (Music as Oracle)

Martin Scherzinger

In his book The Age of Extremes, Eric Hobsbawm notices the curious way the arts and aesthetics demonstrate an uncanny aptitude for prophetic foresight. For Hobsbawm, the avant-garde revolution in the 1910s, for example, took place long before the world whose collapse it expressed actually fell apart. It is for this reason that the cultural historian should pay close attention to the evolv...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: keynote
practice: music and sound
keywords: Anton Webern, capitalism, Michel Foucault, Pierre Boulez, politics, stratum

Deleuze and Guattari as VJay: Digital Art Machines

Anne Sauvagnargues

I would like to focus on relations between art and technology. Our digital machinic phylum transforms entirely the relationship between “art,” “images,” and social assemblages. Though Deleuze rarely addressed the digital transformation of our contemporary art machine, Guattari often did. My concern is to articulate “images” as Deleuze understood them in the Cinema books using...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: keynote
practice: image
keywords: art-machine, assemblage, digital, ecology, Félix Guattari

Silent Buzz of the Schizzes: The Research Unit as a Sonic Desiring-Machine (sound work)

Taina Riikonen

Silent Buzz of the Schizzes: The Research Unit as a Sonic Desiring-Machine (2015) is a sound installation that explores sonic registers, flows, codes, and interruptions of silent sounds in the realm of academic research and the hallways of Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies. At the current time of crisis for universities (considering funding, etc.), the increasing demand for spectacul...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: keynote
practice: music and sound
keywords: desiring-machine, sound installation, university