Post by: Zafer Aracagök
From Zafer Aracagök’s upcoming book, Non-Conceptual Negativity: Damaged Reflections on Turkey, Punctum Books, Brooklyn, NY.
Although it sounds as if it is a simple echo of the original German fascism, Nano-fascism is a reappropriation of fascism by Turkish Republic which has given birth to an islamo-capitalist-despotic-machine as a result of ...
Man is a rope stretched between the animal and the Superman — a rope over an abyss…What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal: what is lovable in man is that he is a transition… Thus Spoke Zarathustra.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, ...
NEGATION OF NEGATION vs AFFIRMATION
In Difference and Repetitioni, particularly in sections written on negativity, Deleuze, discussing the distinction between “being and non-being” and “being and non-being” rejects the consideration of the latter under the aegis of Hegelian dialectics. He is talking about Plato’s The Sophist and according ...
Music is an un-differentiated language.
Nevertheless, and even more clearly, what general economy defines first is the explosive character of this world, carried to the extreme of explosive tension in the present time.
A theory is self-destroying, in this logico-objective respect, if its content offends against ...
TAKING FROM BEHIND
09/10/2015 – 07/11/2015
ALAN Istanbul presents Zafer Aracagök’s new show Taking From Behind!
With his new show, Taking from Behind, Zafer Aracagök forces the line and the watercolour to a realm of figural trajectories. Finding a point of departure in the rhythms of composition/decomposition backed ...
Passing now from the genus to the species, I have to denounce as the most inexcusable and scandalous noise the truly infernal cracking of whips in the narrow resounding streets of towns; for it robs life of all peace and pensiveness.
Or rather, what did Schopenhauer hear ...