The Artist as a Child: Becoming a Self-Propelling Wheel

Daniel Weizman

This  paper elicits an encounter between artists and children by exploring the role of the latter in Deleuze’s philosophy, where they become creators, thinkers, and experimenters. Deleuze has claimed that artists say what children say; in some sense, both create trajectories and becomings, engage in cartographic activity, and trace out a dynamic, intensive map of desires. And they ceaselessly t...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 22, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: image
keywords: becoming-child, milieu, pop

Chaosmic Nuptials: The Secret Language of Mondrian’s Jazz

Runette Kruger

In A Thousand Plateaus, the work of abstract painter Piet Mondrian is mentioned three times. The work and thought of Kafka, on the other hand, forms an unbroken refrain throughout the text, and for Deleuze and Guattari “No one is better than Kafka at differentiating the two axes of the assemblage and making them function together.” However, it is possible to contend that A Thousan...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 22, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: image
keywords: chaosmos, colour, Franz Kafka, haecceity, jazz, milieu

Sound and Image in Artistic Flooding: Vladimir Tarasov, Bill Viola

Lilija Duobliene

In A Thousand Plateaus, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari use Jakob von Uexküll’s theory of transcodance in nature, according to which nature is treated as music with “components as melodies in counterpoints”; Deleuze and Guattari develop this idea proposing the example of an encounter between two different components—a wasp and an orchid— where the implication is reciprocal....

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 22, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: image
keywords: aesthetics, Bill Viola, Stephan Zepke, Vladimir Tarasov

Diverging Doubles: Between the Sensing Body and Its Projected Image

George Themistokleous

With the proliferation of electronic media, Gilles Deleuze’s conception of time-image is extended to various media platforms that lie outside the cinematic discourse. By moving beyond the cinematic confinements that physically  distance  the  bodily  viewer  from  the image, digital media, including augmented reality technologies, have allowed for changing interactive relations in the perc...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: in words
practice: image