For (and against) Biggs and Büchler

Spencer Roberts

The debate concerning the legitimacy of artistic research that has taken place over the last two decades is notable for the way in which it has drawn attention to rival “representational” and “performative” images of thought. Early critics of practice-led research such as Durling, Friedman, Elkins, and Biggs employed broadly representational arguments in a quasi-legal context of judgement...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: aesthetics, artistic research, image of thought, Negotiations

Intuition and Creative Process

Felix Rebolledo, Andreia Machado Oliveira, Tania Mara Galli Fonseca

With the aim of deepening the discussion about a philosophical approach within artistic research, we seek to explore the interaction between process in artistic practices and the Bergsonian/Deleuzian method of intuition and the establishment of a common ground between both. We propose to look at intuition from three vantage points: first, as a mode of knowledge-creation that is aesthetic, immediat...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: Bergsonism, intuition

Diagrammatic Traits: Scream(S)-Force(S)-Manifold(S)

Claudia Mongini, Andres Vahos, Emiddio Vasquez

Departing from Kant-Deleuze’s notion of synthesis understood as a “rule of construction” by which a complexion of heterogeneous elements is driven to the consistency of a concept, this panel inquires its diagrammatic conditions—that is, its operative potential for the creation of transversal relations. Andres Vahos engages in the operative dimension of the cry—an operation problematising...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Rotonde
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: aesthetics, diagram, singularity, technical objects

On the Concept of Creal: Ethical Promises of a non-Teleological Creative Universal

Luis de Miranda

The French novel Paridaiza (De Miranda 2008a) describes a totalitarian digital duplication of our planet. A small group of rebels subverts the hedonistic-fascist system in which millions of players are imprisoned. The liberators implant a virus within the code of the immersive world in the form of a disruptive signifier. Five combined letters function as the grain of sand in the gears: �...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: chaosmos, Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, Hannah Arendt, Henri Bergson, Jacques Lacan, Karl Marx, plane of immanence, politics, real/reality, William Shakespeare