Deleuze, Flat Aesthetics, and the Diagrammatic Genesis of Art and Architecture

Gökhan Kodalak

The notion of diagram, or abstract machine, was developed by Gilles Deleuze as a relatively consistent yet multi-modal concept throughout his oeuvre. The diagram obtained a-signifying yet generative capacities when discussed in relation to literature and art (as in Deleuze’s works on Proust and Bacon), acquired organisational capabilities when utilised in unpacking institutional apparatuses (as...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: aesthetics, apparatus, architecture, diagram, drawing, Francis Bacon

What Is an Academy?

Peter Bertram

The presentation shows an artistic research project made by the author at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, in Copenhagen. The project explores the academy institution through written reflection and the making of architectural models and drawings. The drawings and models will be shown visually, accompanied by a verbal and textual presentation. Initially, the presentat...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: architecture, Bergsonism, Foucault

Machines de guerre urbaines

Manola Antonioli

L’urbain contemporain, dont les espaces hétérogènes échappent à la maîtrise de l’urbanisme et de l’architecture comme « sciences royales », est de plus en plus parcouru et habité par de petites « machines de guerre » dont les règles de fonctionnement rappellent celles évoquées par Deleuze et Guattari dans leur « traité de nomadologie » et qui s’efforcent de créer de...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: city, nomadology, war-machine

Life Must First Imitate Matter

Elizabeth Presa

This is a small exhibition of sculptural experiments-in-progress in mixed media, including phosphorescent honey, paper, and plaster. The works touch on the themes of double affirmation and “couples and coupling” in the thought of Deleuze by focusing on two of his “cold creatures of resentment,” Ariadne and Venus. Both Venus and Ariadne are identified with astrological phenomena. Transits...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: encounter
practice: space
keywords: becoming-indiscernible, becoming-woman, coupling, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, The Logic of Sense