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

Drawings from A Thousand Plateaus

Marc Ngui

The Thousand Plateaus drawing project is a paragraph-by-paragraph visual interpretation of the book A Thousand Plateaus. I was introduced to the book by my friend. I found the ideas quite elusive and felt compelled to make diagrams so that I could better understand and retain an understanding of the ideas the authors were describing. The writing in A Thousand Plateaus is packed w...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: keynote
practice: image
keywords: A Thousand Plateaus, diagram, drawing

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