The Wasp and the Orchid: On Multiplicities and Becomology

Anne Sauvagnargues

Between the first and the second versions of Deleuze’s Proust, the encounter of a wasp and an orchid in Proust’s novel À la recherche du temps perdu operates as a fragment, both literary and ethological. This fragment shows its power of fragmentation, implying the epistemological fecundity of homosexuality, as a new counter model to reproduction and imitation. Therefore, bec...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
practice: transversal
keywords: nuptial, queer/ing

Listening for a New Body: Thinking Change and Learning Reason with Difference and Repetition and Spinoza: Practical Philosophy

Antonia Pont

This paper takes up the question of how a change other than “the relentless order of incremental change” might happen by examining it in relation to the notion of habit (after Ravaisson and Grosz) and the question of rhythm and temporal structuration as strategy. Nietzsche’s distinction between leaping and dancing offers us some initial clues, as does Deleuze’s provocations in Differen...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: transversal
keywords: Difference and Repetition, Spinoza: Practical Philosophy

Nomadic and Transverse Artistic Practices

Jean-Charles François

In the spirit of Deleuze and Guattari’s complexity of knots (rhizomes) as contrasted with linear, arborescent, or binary structures, this paper proposes to reflect on today’s artistic practices that can be classified as “nomadic and transverse.” For the authors of Mille Plateaux, concepts that are related to the ideas of nomadism and transversality tend to operate in relationship...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: in words
practice: transversal
keywords: de/re-territorialisation, improvisation, Michel Foucault

La pensée nomade: un processus d’innovation artistique

Fabrice Raffin

Repenser l’innovation artistique, requalifier les avants-garde contemporaines, non à partir de leur production mais à partir d’une démarche et des processus de création, des postures artistiques, tel est l’objet de cette communication. Pour ce faire, le propos s’appuiera sur le “traité de nomadologie” et la possible définition d’un concept de pensée nomade comme processus arti...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: ongoing
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Mezzanine
format: in absence
practice: transversal
keywords: nomadology, war-machine
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