Norman Mailer once said that at a certain age, we all have the face we deserve. The face doesn't lie. The face is universal. We wear a face, it doesn't wear us. The distinction is crucial. In Deleuze and Guattari's work on the face in A Thousand Plateaus, entitled, Year Zero: Faciality, we find a … Continue reading What’s a Face? Why Dismantle It?
I'm reading Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia on the heels of a lot of work on Hölderlin, my favorite German schizophrenic next to Nietzsche. Of course it's incredible. This text is talked about a lot, but maybe not very well understood. Is it relevant today as we face #OccupyWallStreet, the crumbling of dictatorships and plutocracies, rhizomatic … Continue reading Desire is Productive: Why Deleuze & Guattari Love Henry Miller