FORMAT Issue 1 - Philosophy Format

Diagrams, Dialogues and Ideologues 2/5 Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Robin Mackay and Alberto Toscano

Series: Format, Issue 1
Date: Thursday 30 June 2011
Time: 18:30
Venue: AA Gallery
Running time: 112 mins

Image: Jacques Lacan on television (1973)

Philosophy Format presents diaries, dialogues, Deleuze’s diagram paradigms, newspaper columns, lines of flight and the work of Collapse. Intrepid investigations. Contemporary inquiry.

Oscar Guardiola-Rivera is a writer, philosopher, columnist in Colombian newspaper El Espectador, Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck Law School and the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London

Robin MacKay is a philosopher and editor of the journal Collapse.  He is also the translator of Alain Badiou's Number and Numbers and François Laruelle's The Concept of Non-Photography 

Alberto Toscano teaches sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of Fanaticism: On the Uses of an Idea and sits on the editorial board of Historical Materialism.


Further Format events:

6 July
Lecture format

Addressing the audience directly or not, sometimes with a soundtrack
With Victoria Camblin (writer and Cambridge University PhD candidate), Mark Cousins (director of History & Theory Studies, AA) and Tuomas Toivonen (architect & musician). 

8 July
Library format

Repositories, books in film and Abby Warburg’s shelving system
With Charles Arsène-Henry (writer and editor), Geoffrey Streatfield  (actor), Anna Madeley (actor) and François Quiviger (Assistant Librarian, Warburg Institute and writer)

11 July
Anniversary format

The numerology of remembering the past and revising history
Guest edited by sexymachinery (Shumon Basar, Dominik Kremerskothen, Patrick Lacey, Dagmar Radmacher, Benjamin Reichen, Kajsa Stahl, Maki Suzuki)

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