Simondon: The Image as Agency, Yves Citton


Yves Citton will discuss the original and powerful theory of the image elaborated by French philosopher Gilbert Simondon during the 1960s, which appears to have had a major influence on Gilles Deleuze’s writing and teaching about cinema. For Simondon, the image is endowed with its own agency: it is constituted through an exchange of information with our environment and acquires autonomous agency as it is transmitted from one individual to another.

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