Noir Désìr: About the Subjugated and Acting Body in Desire

Eleni Kolliopoulou

A few years ago, our professor of aesthetics at the Academy showed us Deleuze’s L'Abécédaire. In “D comme Désir,” the following was a significant moment for me: “we never desire an object, for example a woman, but the ‘landscape’ that is what we sense that is ‘inside’ this woman and our imaginary engagement with this (landscape).” I imagined an almost empty landscape,...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: on screen
practice: performance
keywords: aesthetics, body, desire, Gilles Deleuze from A to Z, performance

Two Shorts

Pouya Gholami

And: Conjunction (2010, 14 min.). A new day is starting. While the city awakes, two clowns tell a story about a city and its people in an empty field without any population. Time passes away. Two men, two women seek for something lost . . . AND is neither one thing nor the other, it’s always in between, between two things; it’s the borderline, there’s always a border, a line of fl...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: February 9, 2018
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: on screen
practice: image
keywords: conjuntion, film, Georges Bataille, plane of composition, William Burroughs