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Additional info for Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari: Thought beyond Representation (Renewing Philosophy)
It is a function involving a real transformation’ (1993, 18). It is worth quoting Massumi further here, for the definition he gives of this ‘meaning encounter’ is particularly appropriate to art practice as we have been exploring it so far: The thinking-perceiving body moves out to its outer most edge, where it meets another body and draws it into an interaction in the course of which it locks onto that body’s affects (capacities for acting and being acted upon) and translates them into a form that is functional for it (qualities it can recall).
Understanding art practice rhizomatically then entails attending to what we might call its performative aspect, what it does and what it makes us do, as well as to its ‘knowledge producing’ aspects. A materialist meaning For Massumi, following Deleuze and Guattari, and in particular following their Spinozist leanings, the sign can also be understood in very much this material sense – away from a horizon of signification and a logic of logocentricism. In A User’s Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia Massumi defines meaning as a ‘network of enveloped material processes’ (1993, 10).
When concepts are Rhizomes, Machines, Multiplicities and Maps 31 considered (in the philosophical project per se) they are understood creatively; active concept creation as a means of problem solving, precisely to ‘get something done’. I go into this in more detail in Chapter 4, but it is worth briefly pointing here to a pertinent concept that Deleuze ‘constructed’ (borrowed and made his own) before his collaboration with Guattari, the concept of difference. Here the world is no longer thought as being comprised of distinct entities, not even of aggregates of smaller and smaller parts.
Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari: Thought beyond Representation (Renewing Philosophy) by Simon O'Sullivan