How to Know: A Space

Marina Kassianidou

How to Know: A Space is an artist book I wrote in 2016. For DARE 2017, I propose to present an installation with printed excerpts from the book and to perform a reading. Specifically, actual copies of the book will be displayed in the Red Room at the Orpheus Institute. Conference participants will be able to read the text and look at the images throughout the conference. During the platea...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: book

Encountering Fashion

Andrea Eckersley

Encounters with fashion are among the myriad everyday practices by which the subject emerges and endures, is disrupted and becomes other than itself. This paper outlines how practices of subjectivation can occur in and through encounters with fashion. Encountering fashion is a dynamic process involving a transmission or flow between bodies that reveals qualities, relationships, properties, and exp...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: things
keywords: fashion

[terror]tory

Mark Rautenbach

[terror]tory is an assemblage of processes that develops portraits of fluid identity; identities that are unravelling and becoming. In his lecture “Subjectivity and Thought in Gilles Deleuze,” Manuel De Landa (2009) describes identity through an analogy: as the matter brought down by a river, layered over time on the ocean floor. This layering refers to habitual routines and repetitive narrati...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Foyer
format: coLab
practice: things
keywords: assemblage, Baruch Spinoza, de/re-territorialisation, knitting, material/ism, politics, subject

Matter-Flow: Studies of Minor Composition

Federica Pallaver

Among Deleuze’s encounters with art, jewellery has certainly never had any particular relevance, if compared with literature, painting, cinema, or music. And yet, jewellery making and metal arts (metallurgy, smithery, metalworking) more widely, appear at a crucial juncture of A Thousand Plateaus. Not only because of their relation to “nomadism”—“something lights up in our mind,�...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: encounter
practice: things
keywords: assemblage, body without organs, jewellery, metal, minor