Full blurb for CCT event at Conway Hall – Deleuze, Bourdieu, Art!

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Space and Propagation: A Club Critical Theory Special at Conway Hall

Thursday 3rd March @ 6:30 pm                       

Club Critical Theory open up a critical space for Conway Actants — an artistic and curatorial collaboration between Deborah Gardner and Jane Millar that directly responds to Conway Hall’s spaces, ethos, activities and archive.

Programme starts at 6.30pm with an introduction to Conway Actants by the artists

INTRODUCTION TO CLUB CRITICAL THEORY Giles Tofield (Cultural Engine)

CONWAY CONTAGIONS or Gilles Deleuze: The Man with Two Brains

Tony D Sampson, Arts and Digital Industries, UEL

By critically approaching Millar and Gardener’s Conway Actants exhibit from the perspective of the brain, this talk draws attention to a seemingly contradictory philosophical turn in the work of Deleuze and Guattari. However, instead of looking to resolve the contradiction, Tony argues that it is better to ask what we can learn from the tension between the somewhat cosy mixtures of concepts and sensations in the…

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