Does love assert itself through not being it? Not equivalent to desire, it nevertheless depends on desire in that it feeds on an Other, and so it will hook to it. Yet the jouissance of the body of the Other is not a sign of love. Again, there is no sexual rapport. Here love is in excess. However impatient, insatiable, let it align with the arbitrary, with the unexpected, it will still want more.
Jacques-Alain Miller brings up the affair of jouissance in "Lacan's Later Teaching." Contrary to desire that needs the Other, jouissance is of the One. "We can always dream jouissance, but jouissance is attached to the body proper, the body of the One."
Alain Badiou's "The Scene of Two" expounds on love as what comes to supplement for the lack of sexual rapport: "The encounter is, in effect, the name of the amorous chance, inasmuch as it initiates the supplement." With Graciela Brodsky it is the story of Susana , a clinical case involving psychosis, "...the object she invented to interpret the enigma of filiation without having recourse to the Name-of-the-Father..."
Slavoj Zizek is up to question the religious to the utmost extreme "...complaining about the forthcoming betrayal, Christ was between the lines giving the injunction to Judas to betray him, demanding..., not only the sacrifice of his life, but also of his 'second life,' of his posthumous reputation."
With François Regnault, "Theatre is an example, or rather an issue, of ethics, in that it is the discourse of the Other by definition." Benoît Jacquot's short article is an anecdote that tells of Jacques Lacan's quest to achieve Television's editorial set out.
Raphael Rubinstein's "Via S. Zaccaria 4," is a novel. Still unfinished we are the first to browse its virgin pages.
The conversation between CL and JA draws on the work of Gary Hill is She saying anything at all? And it draws on the work of George Condo his portraits break the body in pieces...
Manu Burghart's series displays the artist's very personal Polaroid Diary.
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