vibrant matter, zero landscape: bennett vs zizek

More Jane Bennett c/o DMF at synthetic zero.

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“Can ecology (as a complex system of words, sounds, deeds, affects, narratives, propensities) really ever fully merge into the allegedly totalizing system of capitalism? Here I follow Deleuze and Guattari’s claim that “from the viewpoint of micropolitics, society is defined by its lines of flight […] There is always something that flows or flees, that escapes […] the resonance apparatus, and the overcoding machine. Things that are attributed to a ‘change in values’, to the youth, women, the mad, etc.”[3]Perhaps this is a question of a strategic choice between a rhetoric of purity (Zizek) and a rhetoric of encouragement.”

read the rest @ http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2011-10-19-loenhart-en.html

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Filed under Affect and Ecology, Animals, ecologies, politics

One response to “vibrant matter, zero landscape: bennett vs zizek

  1. cskolnik

    INCsters: When is Bennett coming to DePaul?

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