A Coggle Diagram about Desire
(technology as a reflection of our society.
, driven by difference. Desire becomes fixed in relation to capitalism. Peversion of desire.
, 'a society that values the body as individual capital.' (Wegenstein, 2010, 29)
, Body without Organs!?
, 'Pornography is powerful stuff, and as long as there is demand for it, there will always be supply.' (Chun, 2008, 88)
, 'we desire our own repression.' (Harper and Savat, 2016, 26)
, 'Desire is something that we do (Buchanan 2008, 48), and not some longing for which we do not have.' (Harper and Savat, 2016, 26)
, 'There isn't a desire for power; it is power itself that is desire.' 'And the desire that someone has for power is only his [sic] fascination for these gears, his [sic] desire to make certain of these gears going into operation, to be himself [sic] one of those gears.' (Deleuze and Guattari, 1986, 55-56)
and • One way Deleuze an guitarri's concept of desire can be understood is 'it can be taken as a theory of society, culture, and nature, in which everything is produced by a form of concealed sexual desire.' 'Secondly, it can be assumed that manifestations of sexual desire constitute the field of their investigations; they merely choose to address themselves to desire. A third assumption is that desire is a precondition of knowledge for them, so that they can only learn about sociery and culture insofar as they are driven by their passions to be involved in them - sexuality then forms the basis for epistemology. Finally it can be assumed that the expression of sexual desire, enhanced by a discourse concerning it, it the key to a social and cultural liberarion from oppressive power-formations.'(Goodchild, 1996, 11)
(The photograph changes depending on which assemblage it belongs to. It's function is different.
For its initial purpose it is for a partner. A consentual image shared with a loved one. It is private.
Once it is part of the revenge porn sphere, it becomes an image used to shame. It is viewed by many instead of just one. It is downloaded, uploaded, shared. A source of harrassment. Difficulty in private life. It is public. #
, Phone to computer to human
, A key characteristic of Media Ecologies is the study of assemblages. Because of this, I would like to at least touch on the process and evaluate it in relation to revenge porn. This is important, due to it's non-linear process, it will pick up on points I wouldn't necessarily have thought of otherwise.
, Flows, lines of flight - constitute an assemblage
, Deleuze and Guittari want us to 'ask how something works, what its role is in the process of production.' (Harper and Savat, 2016,34)
, 'The rationality, the efficiency, of an assemblage does not exist without the passions the assemblage brings into play, without desires that constitute it as much as constitutes them.' (Deleuze and Guattari, 1987, 399) Find full reference. - Could like this to how revenge porn is an assemblage in itself.
, 'Types of machines are easily matched with each type of society - not that machines are determining, but because they express those social forms capable of generating them and using them.' (Deleuze, 1992, 7)
' What is critical to recognise here is that machines are immediately and always social as well.' (Harper and Savat, 2016, 17)
and 'what constitutes any machine are less its actual material components, and more the manner in which those components are arranged in relation to each other.' (Harper and Savat, 2016, 17)
(What is different about the 21st century?
, Define Media ecologies
, Outline what revenge porn is
, 300 words
and Outline how my essay will be organised
(Revenge porn websites
, Changing relationships
and Capitalism #
and Why are the points I have covered important to the study of media and culture?
) and Why has this become such an issue right now? #