Milieus of Locality. The Aesthetic of the Point of View

Sara Baranzoni

The explosion of pervasive digital technologies and ubiquitous computing is today creating a milieu where technological mediation has reached a very subtle point. Subjects find themselves plunged into hyperconnected environments, wrapped in a cloud of data, where sensation and cognition take place in a distributed and environmental way, beyond what has always been referred to as subjectivities; no...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: from afar
practice: philosophy
keywords: Bernard Stiegler, milieu, technical objects

Deleuze, Haraway, Animals and Becoming

Ian Buchanan

In the opening section of When Species Meet, Donna Haraway writes that she had hoped to find an ally in Deleuze and Guattari, but instead found an enemy. She expected to find support for her own dark nuptials project (i.e., her companion species project) in their work because, as she puts it, their thinking “works so hard to get beyond the Great Divide between humans and other critters...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: Donna Haraway

Memory’s Wound Is a Space With-in Me. To Rethink the Crystalline with the Humane, to Rethink Abstraction with Depth

Bracha L. Ettinger

“If there is a modern age, it is, of course, the age of the cosmic” say Deleuze and Guattari. “The assemblage no longer confronts the forces of chaos, it no longer uses the forces of the earth or the people to deepen itself but instead opens onto the forces of the Cosmos.” The essential relation is no longer matter-forms but material-forces. The material is a molecularised matter that “h...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: colour, Johannes Sebastian Bach, memory

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