The Axiomatic of Capitalism and the Ontology of the Art Assemblage

Andrija Filipović

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to offer an analytical reading of Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy and a critical application to the current state of affairs, that is, to the age of contemporaneity, which is marked by the relative immanence of the capitalist axiomatic. The concepts used in such a critical application are event, difference, immanence, force, and affect. Together, they serve as the basis for an ontology or, better yet, a re-ontologization of the art assemblage, a concept that aims to describe the way artworks are made locally and then gain certain global values, which the author calls (trans)individuation, and the potential for a re-politicization (becoming and complicity) of art in the 21st century.

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art, assemblage, axiomatic, capitalism, re-ontologization, re-politicization

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