Sunday, June 30, 2013

Today ... grappling with the first ten pages or so of Deleuze on cinema (Cinema I).

This, in an attempt to reformulate some ideas in Gregory Ulmer's Teletheory (a post-Derridaean pedagogics exploring extensions of 'writing' into video).

While ...

... watching Godard yesterday afternoon (Breathless) has sent me back to the (now) rather ancient-looking Secker & Warburg volume Godard on Godard. In which I find - page 19 - his statement of the early 60s:

"At the cinema we do not think, we are thought." 

In this one sentence he manages to encapsulate Deleuze's opening pages on Bergson's Three Theses.

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