The Elastic Limit (Fall 2014)

Led by Gean Moreno and developing around a series of music videos and readings, the seminar will consider the question: How can the fetishization of flexibility/adaptability in societies of control be a vector for subjective reconstitution?   

Course Schedule and Readings:

Thursday, October 23rd

Postscript on the Societies of Control

Post-Cinematic Affect: On Grace Jones, Boarding Gate and Southland Tales (pp 1-8,12-35)

Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation  (p 1-11)

(Optional: Post Cinematic Affect )

Wednesday, October 29

Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity (pp.1-18)

Thursday, October 30th

All sessions: 6-8 PM