Reconceptualising the Deleuzian Artist: Intention in Art Practice

Niall Kennedy

This paper focuses almost entirely on Deleuze’s only book devoted to the visual arts, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation. The question I set myself in the first half concerns the question that led Deleuze to the development of the concept of the “diagram”—in other words, how the artist succeeds in creating new work while existing in an environment already saturated with “old�...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: de/re-territorialisation

ECOLOGIX: Towards an Eco-Logic of Dissensus

Jessie Beier

Indeed, this is it. As warnings of anthropogenic climate change, planetary temperature ascension, and the depletion of global water sources surge in tandem with cautionary tales of continued financial crises and political stupidity, the Earth has been conflated with a human- centred world, one divided, categorised, and made disparate through all-too-human regimes of representation. In...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: performed
practice: philosophy
keywords: ecology

Experimenting Face to the Anthropocene: An Image of the Earth-Thought from a Symptomatic Earth’s Line

Paolo Vignola

This paper aims to reactivate Deleuze and Guattari’s geophilosophy, making it coherent with their perspective, in a particular and situated locus, in order to experiment with the traits of a new germinal image of thought. Such a locus comes from South American literature and the decolonialist point of view, whose strategic importance is growing in importance in relation to the Anthropocene. This...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: from afar
practice: philosophy
keywords: anthropocene, plane of immanence

Milieux of Desire

Anaïs Nony

This paper proposes to reflect upon the elemental realm of desire in today’s digital societies. While most of today’s relationships are monitored by communicative platforms, the aim here is to open a debate by questioning such informational milieu to address the relational operations algorithmic structures socially pre-empt before us. At stake in the face of such platforms is the very possibil...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: desire, milieu