Cinematic and Aesthetic Cartographies of Subjective Mutation

Goddard, M. (2012) Cinematic and Aesthetic Cartographies of Subjective Mutation. Subjectivity, 5 (1). pp. 75-94. ISSN 1755-6341

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/sub.2011.24

Abstract

This article examines the use of cinema as a mapping of subjective mutation in the work of Deleuze, Gauttari and Berardi. Drawing on Deleuze's distinction between the reduction of the art-work to the symptom and the idea of art as symptomatology, the article focuses on Berardi's use of cinematic examples, posing the question in each case of to what extent they function as symptomatologies or mere symptoms of cultural and subjective mutations in examples ranging from Bergman's Persona to Van Sant's Elephant to finish on speculations about Fincher's The Social Network as a critical engagement with subjective mutation in the 21st Century.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Berardi, Symptomatology, Guattari, cinema, subjectivation, mutation;
Subjects: University of Westminster > Media, Arts and Design
SWORD Depositor: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Depositing User: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2016 11:59
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2016 11:59
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/17748

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