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Affect, Body, Media

Masterclass with Professor Gregory J. Seigworth


Date Mon 03 Jun Tue 04 Jun
Time 09:00    15:00
Location Building 1580, room 414 at School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 139, 8000 Aarhus C

In this masterclass, we would like to invite participants to explore the topics of affect, body and media together through writings, discussions and a conceptual workshop facilitated by professor Gregory J. Seigworth (US).


Topics might include, but are not limited to:

- Media as affective interfaces

- Specific affective practices, poetics or platforms of media and art

- Objects, materials, bodies and artefacts as media for affect

- Fleshy encounters with/in art and media

- Affect as medium

- Affect as mediated (through bodies, screens, events etc.)

- The affective entanglements of aesthetic artefacts and bodies

- The analysis of affective potentialities/modes of media or art practices

Gregory J. Seigworth is Professor of Communication Studies in the Department of Communication and Theatre at Millersville University, Pennsylvania (US). In 2010, he co-edited the widely received The Affect Theory Reader with Melissa Gregg, and since 2017, together with Mathew Arthur, he has co-edited Capacious. Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry. He has published widely in journals such as Cultural Studies, Architectural Design, and Culture Machine, and contributed with chapters to various books, including Deleuze: Key Concepts, Animations of Deleuze and Guattari, and New Cultural Studies.


Registration: See Call for Papers

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