In (2008)

Thesis 1: The new does not arrive from some ‘other place’, but is produced from the very matter of the world, after all what else is there? And where else can the new come from? The new then involves a recombination of already existing elements in and of the world. The new would then be a repetition, but with difference. As such the new must be distinguished from fashion, which involves a repetition of the same, that is, does not really involve a radical recombination of elements. However, the new is not opposed to fashion, but rather accelerates certain of its operating logics, namely the production of difference. After all, there must be a certain amount of difference for fashion to be what it is. Fashion in this sense is the near enemy of art. Here is my first question: is it enough to affirm a recombination of matter in order to produce something new? For example, a new art? Would this not merely involve playing with that which is already here, already has reality as it were? Or, following Deleuze, would not such a recombination involve playing with that which is ‘possible’, the latter being a mirror-image or isotope of the real, in fact being the same, conceptually speaking, only lacking reality. Or to phrase this question in a slightly different manner: is there really such a difference between the new in art and the new in fashion? And if there is such a difference, as I think there is, then what else is needed to produce the new?
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book Find it on
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 64,046
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

View all 8 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Schizo‐Math.Simon Duffy - 2004 - Angelaki 9 (3):199 – 215.
Fashion Seen as Something Imitative and Foreign.Nickolas Pappas - 2008 - British Journal of Aesthetics 48 (1):1-19.
Moscow on the Fashion Map: Between Periphery and Centre.Djurdja Bartlett - 2011 - Studies in East European Thought 63 (2):111-121.
Marx as Ally: Deleuze Outside Marxism, Adjacent Marx.Aldo Pardi - 2009 - Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 3 (Suppl):53-77.
Differentiating Derrida and Deleuze.Gordon C. F. Bearn - 2000 - Continental Philosophy Review 33 (4):441-465.
Water.John Protevi - manuscript
An Approach to Difference and Repetition.John Protevi - 2010 - Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 5 (11):35-43.
Events of Difference: The Fold in Between Deleuze’s Reading of Leibniz.Keith Robinson - 2003 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 (1):141-164.
On Post-Heideggerean Difference: Derrida and Deleuze.Daniel Colucciello Barber - 2009 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 47 (2):113-129.


Added to PP index

Total views
9 ( #927,673 of 2,454,490 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #449,269 of 2,454,490 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes