An Avant-Garde ‘Without Authority’: The Post-Human Cosmic Artisan in the Anthropocene

jan jagodzinski

This  presentation  develops  and  updates  the  concept  of  the  artisan  as  introduced  in Thousand Plateaus within the problematic of the Anthropocene that grips us all. The concept, “an avant-garde without authority,” is developed in relation to the coalescence of art, science, and technology that explores the “quantum” materiality of the inhuman (the AI of techn...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote

Geomusic, Ecosophy and Molecular Oscillators

Ronald Bogue

The thrust of both Deleuze and Guattari’s thought on music is ecosophic, in that it treats music as a component within a process of chaosmic symbiogenesis whose aim is the deterritorialisation of the ritournelle and the creation of a new people and a new earth.  A Thousand Plateaus develops the concept of the ritournelle and its relation to milieus, territories, and cosmic lines of fli...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: keynote
keywords: de/re-territorialisation, heterogeneity, pop

Deleuze and Beckett Towards Becoming-Imperceptible

Audronė Žukauskaitė

In my paper I will explore Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s notion of becoming-imperceptible and demonstrate how this notion works in Beckett’s texts. Deleuze often refers to Beckett’s characters, rethinking them in terms of desiring-production, schizophrenia, the body without organs, becoming, and becoming-imperceptible. The Beckettian characters, wandering in the schizophrenic promenad...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: writing
keywords: becoming-imperceptible, body without organs, exhaustion, life, Samuel Beckett, schizophrenia

The Fold: A Physical Model of Abstract Reversibility and Envelopment

Elisabet Yanagisawa Avén

For artistic research, the model of the fold is exceptionally interesting because it deals with how form and content intertwine in a physical model, and how concrete and abstract interrelate on the plane of consistency. In my paper I focus on chapter two of Deleuze’s The Fold (1992) and take up the concept of “inflection” as an elastic point in the model of the fold that discloses a...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: encounter
practice: space
keywords: inflection, monad, Paul Klee, plane of consistency, Plato, singularity, The Fold