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Luce deLire on Social Media:

Twitter: @Luce_deLire

FB: Luce.deLire

Josephine on Social Media:

Twitter: @ComradJosephine, @ComradePinkBot

IG: @Pink_Totaliterianism

FB: @pmkpmkpmkpmkpmk

Best of:

Catchy Title [1] – Gender Abolitionism, Trans Materialism, and beyond

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Why Dance in the Face of War?

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Lessons in Love I: On Revolutionary Flirting

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Lessons in Love II – The Erotics of Toxicity

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Full Queerocracy Now! Pink Totaliterianism and the Industrialization of the Libidinal Agriculture.

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Pink Totaliterian Desires – lecture performance at Acud, Berlin

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Upcoming Events:

06/30/22 – KHM, Josephine on Pink Totaliterianism
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07/02/22 – German Spinoza Society Biannual Meeting, Lecture on Spinoza’s Theory of the Affects
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Upcoming and recent Publications:

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Lessons in Love II – The Erotics of Toxicity

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Catchy Title [1] – Gender Abolitionism, Trans Materialism, and beyond

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Why Dance in the Face of War?

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Interview, Polyrama

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Luce deLire, “Lessons in Love I: On Revolutionary Flirting”, in: Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon, Stillpoint Magazine 009: Tender (2021)

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Luce deLire, “Spinoza’s Infinities”, in: Yitzhak Melamed (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Philosophy: A Companion to Spinoza (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2021)

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Luce deLire, “‘[E]very day the matter seems to get worse, and I don’t know what I should do.’ – Violence, Spinozism, and Digital Reality”, in: Bernd Scherer (ed.), The New Alphabet (Leipzig: Spector Books 2021)

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Luce deLire, “Queer Feminist Witchcraft”, in: Katharina Rein (ed.), Magic A Companion Genre Fiction and Film (Bern: Peter Lang 2022), forthcoming

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The Ancien Regime (embodied by Luce deLire), “The Death of Critique and Its Rebirth in Traumatic Attachment”, in: Andrea Bellini and Göksu Kunak (eds.), The Artist Survival Kit: a book on Performance Economy, (Genève: Centre d’Art Contemporaine 2022), forthcoming

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Luce deLire, “The Metaphysics of Desire – Aristole, Avicenna, Spinoza and beyond”, in: Ben Gook (ed.), Libidinal Economies of Crisis Times, Transcript 2022, forthcoming

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Past Events:

04/15/22 – Cavendishian Hermaphrodites at Transfiguring Philology, JHU (Baltimore)

04/08/22 – The Revenge of the Galli – Transfiguring Lucretius (will post recording soon)

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Image: Samuel Ferstl
 
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Thursday, September 23rd 2021, Katie Lee Dunbar‘s “Vogelperspektive” / “Bird’s Eye View” at Neukölln Arkaden Berlin, as part of Panorama Museum
 
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Sunday, September 19th 2021, “Spinoza’s Theory of Distinctions”, online at Spinoza&EMP

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Monday, September 6th, 2.30pm – 4pm CET, “Inflections of Infinity: the true, the good, the beautiful”, online at XXV. Congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie, Section: Early Modern Philosophy

PMK – Deutschland Schafft Sich Ab (Song) – Germany Abolishes Itself

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Monday, February 22nd, Humboldt University Berlin, 5.15pm, CET, Presentation: Spinoza’s Theory of Absolute Infinity.
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Wednesday, February 10th 2021, Centre of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, 6pm CET, Workshop: Digital Enclosure and it’s Revolutionary Other, Session 4: Ziauddin Sardar – Cyberspace as the Darker Space of the West.
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Thursday, January 14th 2021, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, 11am EST, Invited Symposium: Infinity in Modern Philosophy, with Dan Arbib. Paper: Spinoza’s puzzling theory of the infinite and the indefinite.
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Thursday, January 14th 2021, Centre of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, 6pm CET, Workshop: Digital Enclosure and it’s Revolutionary Other, Session 3: McKenzie Wark.
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Sunday, December 20th 2020, Johns Hopkins University, 1pm EST, Talk: Spinoza’s Theory of Indeterminacy. Recording Available here (ask for password).
 
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Thursday, December 10th 2020, Centre of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, 6pm CET, Workshop: Digital Enclosure and it’s Revolutionary Other, Session 2: Pink Totaliterianism.
 
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Thursday, November 26th 2020, Centre of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, 6pm CET, Workshop: Digital Enclosure and it’s Revolutionary Other, Session 1:  Original Accumulation – A feminist Perspective.
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Monday, October 28th 2019, Royal Academy of Arts; Living Inside the Problem – Catastrophe, Trauma, Extinction, lecture performance (recording to come)
 
Image: Lene Vollhardt
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Friday, October 11th 2019, Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin; WTF! – Das queere und feministische Potenzial des Skandals, with Reyhan Şahin (aka Lady Bitch Ray), Jule Govrin and others, moderated by Luce deLire.
 
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Friday, September 27th 2019, Acud Macht Neu, Berlin; Pink Totaliterian Desires ,lecture performance at: Libidinal Economies of Crisis Times
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Saturday, September 14th 2019 through Sunday, September 22nd 2019, Sakakini Center, Ramallah; Metaphysics of Averroes and Avicenna (co-facilitated workshop).
Image: Faiq Habash
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Thursday AND Friday, June 13th AND 14th 2019, 7pm, Gorki Theater, Berlin; Queer Cabarette, moderated by Luce deLire. Click here for more.
 
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Friday, June 14th 2019, 930pm, GELEGENHEITEN (48H Neukölln), Berlin; The Philosophy Machine – Performance with/in Paintings by Lale Willan, see facebook event here
 
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Sunday, June 16th 2019, 7pm, ZÖNOTÉKA Hobrechtstraße 54 (48H Neukölln); Panel and Punkrock – CHAOSTAGE Neukölln JETZT
 
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Thursday, May 30th 2019, at APL, Viadrina University, Klagenfurt; Panel Discussion with Comrade Josephine and the Ancien Regime, moderated by Luce deLire. Click here for conference schedule.

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Wednesday, April 17th 2019, at Tuffts University, Boston; Panel Discussion with Comrade Josephine and the Ancien Regime, moderated by Luce deLire. Click here for recording.

Tuesday, November 27th through December 2nd 2018, at Werkstatt der Kulturen, Berlin; Sculpture: ‘The Person Who Destroys Everything is Not An Accident,’ with: Eshan Rafi as part of Transformations Trans Film Festival

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 6pm, BANFF, ‘The Person Who Destroys Everything is Not An Accident,’ with: Eshan Rafi

Saturday, October 6th 2018, 8pm, Calgary, Mountain Standard Time Festival, as part of: Eshan Rafi’s ‘How to Make an Image,’ in collaboration with Beau Molnar

Wednesday, October 3rd 2018, 7pm, Jerusalem, Al-Hoash Gallery, ‘Towards a Critique of Pure Treason,’ (a fuller documention of the performance is available upon request) with Blake Shaw

Thursday, July 5th 2018, 8pm, Berlin, Spektrum: ‘What do we even want from one another? On Anxiety, Permeation and Identity in the age of a slowly imploding liberalism – with Luce deLire and Jamieson Webster’

Transcript Here

Image: Eshan Rafi

Thursday, june 28th – saturday, june 30th 2018, 7pm, Berlin: lecture performance as part of ‘Talking Straight Life: Durational Performance with and by Talking Straight’

Image: Foto Phil Dera

Thursday, may 24th 2018, 9am, Montreal: ‘Two Dogmas of Deconstruction;’ part of: Derrida Today.

‘What do We Even Want From One Another?’

Read the transcript on ‘Public Seminar’: ‘What do we even want from one another? On Anxiety, Permeation and Identity in the age of a slowly imploding liberalism – with Luce deLire and Jamieson Webster’

Event Page is here.

Friday, may 18th 2018, 7pm, New York City: ‘Post-#Metoo – my, your, our Pink Totalitarianism;’ lecture performance – invite only – use contact form for details.

 

Response to Paul Preciado, comment on #metoo:

Read response here.

Lene Vollhardt, The Grace Chapter, Film still 2017

Technopolitics of Cryptocurrencies:

Interview on virtuality, seduction and neighbors:

Click here to read interview.

Lene Vollhardt/Luce deLire, cement X, film still 2018

Breaking up and Down:

Find description here.

Luce deLire, get out and talk about the drive, collage 2017

Open Letter to Ivanka Trump:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRd1rRrgwT6

Cards against Commodities: Lecture Performance:

Read and listen here (42.30 and onwards)

Luce deLire, small fish flit nervous, collage 2017

What is Queer today is not Queer tomorrow: Curated Exhibition:

View exhibition page here.

Raju Rage, Monster Terrorist Fag, Print 2014

Cement X: Video Art with Lene Vollhardt:

Watch video here

Lene Vollhardt/Luce deLire, Cement X, Video Still 2018

Roundtable on Critique with Dennis Schep, Jan-Philipp Kruse, Hansun Hsiung and Jule Govrin:

Find discussion here.

Credit: Jean-Paul Sartre, Gilles Deleuze, and Michel Foucault; picture by Elie Kagan