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Introduction: Inventing Schizoanalysis

Chapter


Abstract


  • What did Deleuze and Guattari actually say about art and artists? And

    what can one do with Deleuze and Guattari in relation to art and artists?

    The second question is conditioned by the first, but not determined by it.

    There is considerable scope for invention and reinvention in Deleuze and

    Guattari's thought. They never demanded slavish adherence. This book is

    not an exercise in trying to discern the masters' words more clearly so as

    to obey them more fully. But having said that, if we don't at least make the

    attempt to be precise in our understanding of what their arguments were,

    then it cannot be said that what we're doing is in any meaningful sense

    Deleuze-and-Guattarian. This is an old conundrum, but for us it takes on

    fresh urgency with this project because what we want to do is complete (or

    at least take further) what it is useful to see as an incomplete project, namely

    schizo analysis.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Buchanan, I. & Collins, L. (2014). Introduction: Inventing Schizoanalysis. In I. Buchanan & L. Collins (Eds.), Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art (pp. 1-8). London: Bloomsbury.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781472524621

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1738

Book Title


  • Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 8

Place Of Publication


  • London

Abstract


  • What did Deleuze and Guattari actually say about art and artists? And

    what can one do with Deleuze and Guattari in relation to art and artists?

    The second question is conditioned by the first, but not determined by it.

    There is considerable scope for invention and reinvention in Deleuze and

    Guattari's thought. They never demanded slavish adherence. This book is

    not an exercise in trying to discern the masters' words more clearly so as

    to obey them more fully. But having said that, if we don't at least make the

    attempt to be precise in our understanding of what their arguments were,

    then it cannot be said that what we're doing is in any meaningful sense

    Deleuze-and-Guattarian. This is an old conundrum, but for us it takes on

    fresh urgency with this project because what we want to do is complete (or

    at least take further) what it is useful to see as an incomplete project, namely

    schizo analysis.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Buchanan, I. & Collins, L. (2014). Introduction: Inventing Schizoanalysis. In I. Buchanan & L. Collins (Eds.), Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art (pp. 1-8). London: Bloomsbury.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781472524621

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1738

Book Title


  • Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 8

Place Of Publication


  • London