Zafer Aracagök

Doktor

Faculty of Communication / Department of Communication Design and Management

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  •  Published Works

    Theoretical and Literary

     Books: 

    §  Atopolojik Sapmalar: Deleuze ve Guattari, Kült Neşriyat, Çev. Emre Koyuncu, Istanbul, Eylül 2015.

    §  Atopological Trilogy: Deleuze and Guattari, Punctum Books, Brooklyn, NY, USA 2015.

    §  Zeminsiz Üçleme, Kült Nesriyat, Istanbul, September 2014

    §  I Want to be a Suicide Bomber, Little Black Cart Books, San Francisco: USA, August 2013.

    §  Desonance: Desonating (with) Deleuze, VDM Verlag, September 2009, Germany.

    §  Sifirografya: a book designed to develop a critical perspective on the theory of autobiography and subjectivity through  Leibnizean philosophy. Published by Oglak Yayinlari, October 1999, Istanbul: Turkey

    §  Anti-Hamlet: a book, containing the text of my performance and critical texts on representation and hauntology in general. Published by Metis, October 1996, Istanbul: Turkey

    §  Eve Donmek Istemiyorum: a novel, combining literary creativity with criticism into home-coming cultures and aiming to develop Adorno and Horkheimer’s criticism on The Odyssey and the “Sirens” chapter. Published by IletisimJanuary 1995, Istanbul: Turkey.

     

    Editorial

    §  Edited Parallax special issue, Resonances: Deleuze and Guattari (AHCI & SSCI), Vol 18, no.1, issue 62, Routledge, 2012, London: United Kingdom.

     

    Articles 

    §  "We, from the Fields" for Ceren Oykut's exhibition catalogue, Swimmers in the Field, X-IST Gallery, Istanbul, 08/09 - 10/10 2015.

    §  "Cutupidité: Becoming-Radically-Stupid", Rhizomes No:28,  USA, Spring 2015, (http://rhizomes.net/issue28/aracagok/index.html)

    §  "Figürsel-Oluş", KaosQueer+, No:2, Istanbul, Spring 2015.

    §  "Olmak/Oluş: Deleuze Bağzılarının Arka Bahçesi Midir", Sanatatak, Istanbul, 28.05.2015 (http://sanatatak.com/view/OLMAKOLUS-DELEUZE-BAGZILARININ-ARKA-BAHCESI-MIDIR/1645)

    §  "Deleuze: Ses, Müzik ve Şizo-Ensest Üzerine", Göçebe Düsünmek, Metis, Istanbul, December 2014.

    §  "Gezi Parkı İslamo-Kapitalist-Despotik-Makinanin Rektumu Mudur?", KaosQueer+, No:1, Istanbul, Fall 2014.

    §  "Stammering without a Stammer" for Bora Başkan's Exhibition Catalogue: Sur/Face MachinErrs, November 6 - December 6, 2014, Istanbul.

    §  "Refraining from the Refrain", published in a book of selected articles on Deleuze after Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference, 18-21 May 2012, Henan University, China, 2014.

    §  "Cutupidité: Devenir-Radicalement-Stupide", trans. Manola Antonioli, Revue Chimères, No:81, Paris: France, February 2014.

    §  "Clinical and Critical Perversion", http://www.rhizomes.net, No: 26, USA, January 2014

    §  "Desire Image”, Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture, ed. Lewis Keir Johnson, Routledge, London: UK, January 2014. (AHCI & SSCI)

    §  "Parçaptal: Radikal-Aptal-Olus", Express, No:137, August 2013, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  "Deleuze: Sobre el Sonido, la Música y el Esquizo-Incesto", Hacer audibles Devenires, Planos y Afecciones Sonoras entre Deleuze y la Música Contemporánea, (eds. Diaz, Santiago & Sosa, Juan Pablo), Mar del Plata: Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina, 2013.

    §   “Desonance”, Resonances: Deleuze and Guattari, Parallax, Vol 18, no.1, issue 62, Routledge, 2012, London: United Kingdom. (AHCI & SSCI)

    §  “Resonance(s)”, introduction to Resonances: Deleuze and Guattari Parallax, Vol 18, no.1, issue 62, Routledge, 2012, London: United Kingdom. (AHCI & SSCI),

    §   “On Some Umbrellas”, in His Master’s Voice in Dublin/Sevim Burak, İstanbul, Mas Printing House, May 2011, (A special 50-copy of this book is printed for a symposium on Sevim Burak’s works at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland on 19 May 2011.)

    §  “An Audio-Visual Interview with Zafer Aracagök on Deleuze”, Deleuze Studies/Actual Virtual #12, 2011, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester: United Kingdom. (http://www.hssr.mmu.ac.uk/deleuze-studies/journal/av-12/)

    §  “Cinsel-Oluş”, Sanat ve Arzu Seminerleri, İstanbul, Norgunk Yayıncılık, Aralık 2010, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  “Pour un principe d’incertitude sexuel(le)”, trans. Manola Antonioli, Revue Chimères, N°73 tiques meutes et larves, 2010, Paris: France.

    §   “Spectacle, Speculative, Spectile: Situations in Sarah Kane, Sevim Burak, etc.”,  Third Text, Volume 24, Issue 4, 2010, Routledge, London: United Kingdom.(AHCI)

    §   “Deleuze on Sound, Music and Schizo-incest”, Rhizomes.19, Summer 2009 (http://www.rhizomes.net/issue19/index.html), USA.

    §  “Becoming Sexual of the Sexual”, Rhizomes.17, Winter  2008, (http://www.rhizomes.net/issue17/index.html), USA.

    §   “On Some Umbrellas”, Contemporary Art; Regional Art; Visual Arts; Visual Culture, Third Text, Vol 22, issue 4, 2008, Routledge, 2008, London: United Kingdom. (AHCI)

    §  “Cinsel-Oluş”, Arkadan Yaklaşmak, Tesmeralsekdiz, Winter 2008, Ankara: Turkey.

    §  “Divenire sessuale dell'identitá sessuale”, (tr. Francesco Warbear Macarone Palmieri) Liberazione, Queer, 8 Aprile 2007, Rome: Italy.

    §   “Retenir La Ritournelle”,  Deleuze, Guattari et le politique, (ed. and trans. M. Antonioli), Edition Du Sandre, 2006, Paris: France.

    §  “Gel Psi Psi Psi: Diyelim ki Geldi”, Siyahi, Sayı 8, Fall 2006, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  “Noise on Noise”, in Textual Soundings, Parallax, vol. 12, (2006), Routledge 2006, London: United Kingdom. (AHCI)

    §  “Derrida, Nietzsche, Sevim Burak/Birkaç Şemsiye Üstüne”, Cogito, Numbers 47-48, 2006, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §    “Decalcomania, Mapping and Mimesis”, Symploke, Volume 13, Numbers 1-2, 2006, University of Nebraska Press, USA.

    §   “Nietzsche ve Deleuze/Guattari: Rezonans, Nakarat ve Gürültü Üstüne”, Siyahi, Sayı 7, Ocak 2006, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §   “Gilles Deleuze: Gürültüden Sese Geçiş”, Siyahi, Sayı 6, November 2005, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  “On Rhythm, Resonance and Distortion”, Pli - The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, Vol 14, 2003, Warwick: United Kingdom.

    §   “Whatever Image”, Postmodern Culture, Vol 13, Number 2, January 2003, Johns Hopkins University Press, USA (AHCI)

    §  “Raymond Carver’dan Sozettigimizde Sozunu Etmediklerimiz”, Cumhuriyet Kitap, 5 January 1995, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §   “Criticism of Turkish Films in Sight & Sound”,  Sight & Sound, Spring 1989, London: United Kingdom. (AHCI)    

    §  “Edward Hopper’in Sanati”, Gergedan, November 1989, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  “Stephen Frears: Prick up your Ears”, Gergedan, May 1988, Istanbul: Turkey.

     
    Books Translated from English into Turkish

    §  Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,  Iletisim, 1994, Istanbul: Turkey

    §  Raymond Carver, Fires, Adam, 1990, Istanbul: Turkey

    §  Peter Wollen, Signs and Meaning in Cinema, Metis, 1988, Istanbul: Turkey

    §  John Berger, And our Faces, my Heart, Brief as Photos. Adam, 1987, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Various plays, poems and stories by Peter Handke, Raymond Carver, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, Thom Gunn, and J.L. Borges. All were published in literary magazines in Turkey between 1984-1990.

     

    Conferences

    §  "Klinik ve Kritik Sapkınlık", 13th Anti-Homophobia Meeting, KaosGLSalt Galata, Istanbul, May 21, 2016.

    §  "Klinik ve Kritik Sapkınlık", 13th Anti-Homophobia Meeting, KaosGL, Ankara, May 21, 2016.

    §  "Desonance and Arts", plenary talk at Deleuze + Art Conference, Trinity College Dublin: Ireland, 8-10 April 2016.

    §  "Atopolojik Sapmalar: Deleuze ve Guattari", Minör Okumalar, Salt Galata, February 19, Istanbul.

    §  "Queer Teori ve Deleuze & Guattari", Gelecek Queer Sergisi, KaosGL, January 23, 2016, Istanbul.

    §  "Cutupidité: Becoming-Radically-Stupid", Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari: Refrains of Freedom, International Conference, Athens, Greece, 24-26 April 2015.

    §  “Deleuze/Desonance”, Segundas Jornadas Gilles Deleuze, Resonancias del Pensamiento Arte, Ciencia y Filosofía, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina, 3-5 Sept, 2013.

    §  “Deleuze/Desonance” – seminar at Département de Philosophie, Université Paris Ouest, Nanterre La Défense on January 26, 2013.

    §  “Desonance”, Kaifeng International Deleuze Conference, 18-21 May 2012, Henan University, Kaifeng: Republic of China.

    §  “Deleuze on Sound, Music and Schizo-incest”, Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media, NECS, European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, 23-26 June 2011, University of London, London: United Kingdom.

    §  “Desire Image”, Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture, 20-21 May 2011, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  “Cinsel-Oluş”, Sanat ve Arzu Seminerleri, 17-20 June 2010, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §   “Deleuze on Schizo-incest and Critical Perversion”, The First International Deleuze Studies Conference, Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, 11-13 August 2008, Cardiff University, Cardiff: United Kingdom.

    §  “Gilles Deleuze: The Passage from Noise to Voice”,  Spaces and Places: Tensions of a Paradigm, invited by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Phänomenologische Forschung,Darmstadt Univ, 03-06 October 2007, Darmstadt: Germany.

    §   “Deleuze on Sound, Music and Schizo-incest”,  Deleuzian Event, Deleuze Studies, English Research Inst., Manchester MU, 08-09 September 2007, Manchester: UK.

    §  “Becoming-Animal, Becoming Woman, Becoming-Imperceptible”, invited Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, La Sapienza University, 10 April 2007, Rome: Italy.

    §   “Identity and Resistance in Contemporary Turkish Art”, invited by the Department of Art History, Pisa University, 18 January 2007,  Pisa, Italy.

    §   “Violence of Representation”, presented at Crossroads Conference, İstanbul Bilgi University 20-23 July 2006, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Presented a seminar on Deleuze at Netherlands Research School of Women's Studies, Utrecht University, 24 May, 2005, Utrecht: The Netherlands.

    §  “Noise on Noise”, presented at “Sonic Interventions”, Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, 29-31 March, 2005, Amsterdam: The Netherlands.

    §  “Refraining from the Refrain”, delivered at “Deleuze, Guattari et le politique,”  14-15 January 2005,  Université Paris 8, Paris: France.

    §  “Decalcomania, Mapping and Mimesis”, delivered at “Conference: Gilles Deleuze: Experimenting with Intensities”, 12-15 May 2004, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario: Canada.

    §  “Cannibalism as a Possibility”, delivered at “Oral Fixations: Cannibalizing Theories, Consuming Cultures”, 2-3 April 1999 The George Washington University, Washington DC: USA.

    §  “Whatever Image” delivered at 22nd International Association for Philosophy and Literature Conference, “Interrogating Images”, 5-9 May 1998, University of California, Irvine: USA.

    §  “Event: The Grammar of Cannibalistic Language”, delivered at 21st International Association for Philosophy and Literature Conference, “Marginal Regions/Textual Margins”, 6-10 May 1997, Mobile, Alabama: USA.

    §  “Raymond Carver: Seeing and Speaking the Event”, delivered at the 20th American Studies Seminar: “1975-1995 Looking Backward.” 1-4 November 1995 sponsored by United States Information Service and American Studies Association of Turkey, Antalya: Turkey.

     

    Performances

    §  I Want to be a Suicide Bomber, Arkaoda, 18 December 2011, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  I Want to be a Suicide Bomber, Minimuzikhol, 14 December 2001, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  I Want to be a Suicide Bomber, SALT Gallery Beyoğlu, 19 November 2011, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  I Want to be a Suicide Bomber, La Galerie de La Miroiterie, 27 March 2009, Paris: France.

    §  I Don’t Want to Go back Home, (video: “3D-me/thread me” by Pier Giorgio De Pinto) performed at Dogzstar, 29 January 2009, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Kujo n - ∞, performed at exhibition opening, Necmi Zeka: “Rhymes and Weeks,” 9 October 2008, Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  KOG, composed by Zafer Aracagök and Anthony Donovan (video by Pier Giorgio de Pinto), performed at The First International Deleuze Studies Conference, Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, 11-13 August 2008, Cardiff University, Cardiff: United Kingdom.

    §  Yalvarırım Beyfendi Saatiniz Kaçı Gösteriyor, (I beseech you sir, tell me what time it is with) performed together with Project 22/11 at burnt out Galata Bridge, 15-16 May 2008, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Yalvarırım Beyfendi Saatiniz Kaçı Gösteriyor, (I beseech you sir, tell me what time it is with) performed together with Project 22/11 at Santral Istanbul, 23-25 January 2008, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Yalvarırım Beyfendi Saatiniz Kaçı Gösteriyor, (I beseech you sir, tell me what time it is with) performed together with Project 22/11 at Garaj Istanbul, 21-29 May 2007, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Performance Rhizomatique performed together with Ridha Dhib and Zaiat (FR) at Dogzstar,15 December 2007, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Divide by Zero, composed by Zafer Aracagök (video by Pier Giorgio de Pinto), performed at the opening of the conference, “Spaces and Places: Tensions of a Paradigm,” invited by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Phänomenologische Forschung, Darmstadt Univ, 03 October 2007 , Darmstadt: Germany.

    §  Divide by Zero, composed by Zafer Aracagök (video by Pier Giorgio de Pinto), performed at the opening of the conference, “The Deleuzian Event,” at  Manchester MU, 08 September 2007, Manchester: United Kingdom.

    §  I beseech you sir, tell me what time it is, composed by Zafer  Aracagök, performed as part of his lecture at La Sapienza University, 12 April 2007. Rome: Italy.

    §  Divide by Zero, electronic music performance with co-composer Yolande Harris, 11 February 2006, Platform Art Centre, (supported by British Council), Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Divide by Zero, electronic music performance, 21 September 2005 at ITU/MIAM (as a part of the 9th Istanbul International Biennial), Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Sifir with Viki, “Songs for a Neighbour”, sound art performance, 27 January 2005, Jan van Eyck Academie Gallery, Maastricht: The Netherlands.

    §  Sifir Performance, sound art performance, 10 June 2004, “Project: Loosing.ctrl”, organised by NOMAD and The Israeli Centre for Digital Art, Babylon, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Sifir Performance, sound art performance, 27 September 2003, "Project: Ctrl_Alt_Del," Marres, Maastricht: The Netherlands.

    §  Sifir Performance, Proje4L, electronic music performance, 1 March 2003, Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Sifir Performance, Proje4L, “Resonance, Rhythm, Echo”, electronic music performance, 24 November 2002, Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Who is the Owner of this Space? performed under the group name Atrocity Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Exhibition: “The Other”, organised by United Nations’ Habitat II Conference, 03-18 June 1996, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  Example Manifesto, The Ear with Capital E, and I/Eyeing in the Whatever Picture, performed in XamplE III Exhibition, 10 March – 8 April 1996, Darmstadt: Germany  (curator: Edwin Hermann).

    §  Anti-Hamlet, performed in XamplE II Exhibition, 1-20 April 1995 at AKM, Istanbul: Turkey.

     

    Exhibition

    Taking from Behind, Alan Istanbul, 09/10 - 07/11, 2015.

     

    Interviews on Exhibition:

    §  "Zafer Aracagök ile Söyleşi", Kaos Q+, Sayı 3, March 2016.

    §  "Zihin Açan bir Adam: Zafer Aracagök", an interview by Şebnem Kırmacı, Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, No: 11, November 2015.

    §  "Pardon Freud Fantazini Al Başına Çal", an interview with Ayşegül Sönmez for Sanatatak http://sanatatak.com/view/Pardon-Freud-fantazini-al-basina-cal/2097 , 24 October 2015.

    §  "İzleyiciyi 'siyasal' olana çağırıyorum", an interview with Oktay Orhun, Istanbul Art News, No 24, October 2015

    §  "Zafer Aracagök ve Arkadan Bakmak", http://babylon.com.tr/tr/blog/soru-cevap/blog-yazisi/7-ekim-2015/zafer-aracagok-ve-arkadan-bakmak , 7 October 2015. 

     

    Articles as a coloumnist in Istanbul Art News 

    §  "Arzu-İmgesi", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, July/August 2016.

    §  "Fassbinder ve Hareket: Marlene Buraya Geldi Mi?", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, June 2016.

    §  "Nerede Kaldı O İkinci Travma?" Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, May 2016.

    §  "Ben bir İnsan Değilim, Bir Dinamitim", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, April 2016.

    §  "Kurt Notası ve Başarıyıkım", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, January 2016 March.

    §  "Sanat ve Dezonans", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, February 2016.

    §  "Mutluluğun Resmini Yapmamayı Tercih Etmek", Istanbul Art News, Chronicle, January 2016.

     

     

    Musical Work 

    §  Selected works which appeared in AN ANTHOLOGY OF TURKISH EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC 1961-2014, Sub Rosa, April 2016 Belgium.

    §  ZAZOU AND THE CLOSETS ON HOUSE DARKNESS, released by White Label Music, 2013, London: United Kingdom.

    §  I WANT TO BE A SUICIDE BOMBER, released by White Label Music, 2011, London: United Kingdom.

    §  KOG, composed by Zafer Aracagök and Anthony Donovan, released by White Label Music, 2009, London: United Kingdom.

    §  DIVIDE BY ZERO, composed by Zafer Aracagök  and Yolande Harris,  released by Colin Johnco Records, 2008, Paris: France.

    §  KNOCK KNOCK, composed by Zafer Aracagök and Anthony Donovan, released by My Formica Table, 2008, London: United Kingdom.

    §  YALVARIRIM BEYFENDI SAATINIZ KAÇI GÖSTERIYOR (I BESEECH YOU SIR, TELL ME WHAT TIME IT IS) released by Sahipsizin Sesi Records, December 2006, Paris: France.

    §  SIFIR/BEN APTALIM CUNKU OLUYUM BEN OLUYUM CUNKU APTALIM, electronic music album on Nietzsche and his collapse in Turin, released by ADA Muzik, November 2005, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  PROJECT CTRL_ALT_DEL, a compilation of electronic music artists, a joint project of Hedah - Marres- Nomad, produced by Paul Devens, distributed by Lowlands Records, September 2003, Amsterdam: The Netherlands. (among the participants are Kim Cascone, Scanner, Merzbow, etc.)

    §  SIFIR/INSAN RITM MAKINA, electronic music album, released by ADA Muzik, April 2003, Istanbul: Turkey.

    §  SIFIR/NEREDEORADABURADA, an experimental, electronic music album released by ADA Muzik, December 2000, Istanbul: Turkey.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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