Entgrenzte Grenze: die Anomalie des Kinos nach Badiou

This entry is part 13 of 26 in the series Vol 6-2021

Abstract: For Alain Badiou, “impurity” is the central feature of cinema. As this paper argues, this definition gives effect to a particular concept of boundary which is an anomaly not only in Badiou’s thinking of the arts but in his entire philosophical system: Instead of a dividing line the frontier becomes a field that brings together what is adjacent in a zone of impurity rather than separating it.

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