Art and Schizo Society

Ian Buchanan

Deleuze and Guattari’s theory of art is surprisingly asocial—it treats creativity almost as an instinct, as something that people possess as an innate capacity. But even if this were true, it would tell us nothing about the way creativity is expressed. There is a need, I think, to situate Deleuze and Guattari’s work on art within the context of their work on culture and society and think mor...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: keynote
practice: ethics and politics
keywords: contemporary art, creativity, schizoanalysis

On Contemporary Philosophy and Art: Towards a Diagrammatic Critique of Aesthetics

Éric Alliez

It is less a matter of trying to produce a philosophy of contemporary art than of maintaining a position in-between Art and Philosophy so as to introduce an oscillation between them, a new pulsation passing between contemporary art and contemporary philosophy. We will seek to show how the diagram, in the form of a diagrammatic thought, can be mobilised as the probe-h...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: June 9, 2017
venue: Sphinx Cinema
format: keynote
practice: image
keywords: aesthetic regime, aesthetics, contemporary art, diagram