ZAFERARACAGÖK

Zafer Aracagök is a writer/philosopher/musician who taught art theory and continental philosophy at several different universities. He is the author of books and articles addressing the issues of image, resonance and noise in continental philosophy and in the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari in academic journals such as Revue Chimères, Pli-The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, Parallax, Third Text, Rhizomes, Postmodern Culture and Symploke. His book, Desonance: Desonating (with) Deleuze was published by VDM Verlag, Germany (September 2009). His musical work is well received, released and performed both in Turkey and abroad such as, UK, France, Germany and Italy.

ZA organised "Resonances: A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosophy, Arts and Politics" at Istanbul Bilgi University, July 2010; and he edited a special Deleuze and Guattari issue for Parallax (Routledge), published January 2012. His most recent works are; Zeminsiz Üçleme, (Kült Nesriyat, 2014); Atopological Trilogy: Deleuze and Guattari (Punctum Books, NY, 2015) and Kavramsız Negativite: Adorno+Hayat+Deleuze (Sub Press, Istanbul, 2017). The Turkish translation of Atopological Trilogy, Atopolojik Sapmalar: Deleuze ve Guattari  is published by Kült Nesriyat in September 2015. His last exhibition, Taking from Behind (Alan Istanbul, 2015) has won critical acclaim due to watercolouresque multiplicities and the problematics of figural in representation.  His musical work has been recently included in Anthology of Turkish Experimental Music 1961-2014, Sub Rosa Records in April 2016 Belgium. His most recent book, Non-Conceptual Negativity: Damaged Reflections on Turkey is published by Punctum Books, NY, March 2019.
He is one of the advisory editors of www.rhizomes.net and Kaos Queer+. and a member of AICA (Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art).
z.aracagok@gmail.com