The Pleats of Matter / The Matter of Pleats

Aaron Cassidy, Diego Castro Magas

This presentation comprises two intertwined components—“The Pleats of Matter” and “The Matter of Pleats”—as the perspectives from both composer and performer, respectively, on the Deleuzian concept of the fold as exemplified through the case study of Aaron Cassidy’s The Pleats of Matter for solo electric guitar and electronics. The composition The Pleats of Matter...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: performed
practice: music and sound
keywords: guitar, stratum, The Fold

No Voice Is Lost

Anna Barseghian, Stefan Kristensen

In A Thousand Plateaus, Deleuze and Guattari write that “There is always a woman, a child, a bird to secretly perceive the secret. There is always a perception finer than yours, a perception of your imperceptible, of what is in your box.” Our proposition is concerned with the perception of this imperceptible through the practice of the refrain (ritournelle) and how this is ab...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Sphinx Cinema
format: performed
practice: image
keywords: machinic unconscious, memory, politics, refrain, resistance, song

Blindness

Bill Balaskas

In his lecture-performance titled “Blindness” Bill Balaskas will reflect on the ideological state of post-crisis Europe and the role of contemporary art as a communicator of the antagonisms and anxieties that still linger. Connecting Deleuze and Guattari’s aesthetic and political preoccupations, Balaskas will adopt (and adapt) the two thinkers’ “Body without Organs” (BwO), in dialogue...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: performed
practice: ethics and politics
keywords: body without organs, capitalism, lecture-performance

Exhibition as Psychic Event: Interpretation Method as Delineating Imaginary Capacities

Jesper J. Alvaer

Extracted from the exhibition Competence at the Fotograf gallery, Praha (2015), in collaboration with Isabela Grosseová, “Exhibition as Psychic Event: Interpretation Method as Delineating Imaginary Capacities” is an artistic lecture in which a particular exhibition will be presented and discussed. The presentation will bring out aspects of the exhibition that served to produce a cert...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: performed
practice: transversal
keywords: assemblage, virtual/virtuality