From Painting to Sound: Musical Reflections on Deleuze’s Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Miguelángel Clerc Parada

In Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, Deleuze becomes the philosophical voice of Bacon’s paintings. The book’s main arguments are developed in relation to Bacon’s thoughts and from Deleuze’s sensations and visual reflections on the paintings. Bacon resonates through Deleuze’s words; both the painter and the philosopher intermingle in the perception of the paintings and on th...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: in words
practice: music and sound
keywords: de/re-territorialisation, figure, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, Jean-Luc Nancy

The Pleats of Matter / The Matter of Pleats

Aaron Cassidy, Diego Castro Magas

This presentation comprises two intertwined components—“The Pleats of Matter” and “The Matter of Pleats”—as the perspectives from both composer and performer, respectively, on the Deleuzian concept of the fold as exemplified through the case study of Aaron Cassidy’s The Pleats of Matter for solo electric guitar and electronics. The composition The Pleats of Matter...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: performed
practice: music and sound
keywords: guitar, stratum, The Fold

When Cinema Stills

Carlos Candela

Cinema and photography are forms of figurative expression based on time. Cinema’s root is the register of movement and duration; the capture of an instant and its continuity in time is the founding principle of photography. When the constituent elements of cinema and photography are placed in contact, the capacity of a film image is revealed as a form that shows us time in its foundation. We wa...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: image
keywords: Agnès Varda, crystal-image, film, José Luis Guerín, photography, time-image, Wim Wenders

Sisyphus and Deleuze

Louisa Buck

This paper will examine how my art practice applies ideas of classical reception theory in the production of a history of the myth of Sisyphus. As reception history reveals alterations and shifts of meaning through time and cultures, so the myth of Sisyphus can be seen as a metaphor of layers of repetition laid upon each other as each cycle of punishment begins, alluding to Deleuze’s concepts of...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 11, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: in words
practice: philosophy
keywords: Claire Colebrook, eternal return, Friedrich Nietzsche, repetition, Stoicism