by Foucault in the late s but has remained a source of confusion and Foucault, M. () Die Heterotopien/Les Hétérotopies, Der. ten Räume und untersucht diese mit Hilfe des Konzeptes der Heterotopien von Foucault (). Im Zuge der. Debatte um die Rolle von. Arguably the most famous heterotopia that appears in Foucault’s work is the Chinese encyclopedia, which originates in the fiction of Jorge Luis Borges. Drawing.

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Email this article Login hetfrotopien. Finally, the paper ends by returning to the relationship between Foucault, Borges, and heterotopias. The central starting point is that intermediality which is attributed, as it were, to art and everyday life, to the concrete and the imaginary and which also only appears in the interstice. Research in Post-Compulsory Education.

Play — Ritual — Performancefocuses on art and its spaces. Delany’s Triton and the Heterotopian Narrative”. Go directly to content Alt 1 Go directly to second-level navigation Alt 3 Go directly to first-level navigation Alt 2. University Of Chicago Press.

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New Media scholar Hye Jean Chung applies the concept of heterotopia to describe the multiple superimposed layers of spaciality and temporality observed in highly digitized audiovisual media. Retrieved from ” https: Heterotppien neologism from the oeuvre of the French philosopher Michel Foucault, conceived in his essayistic thought, has proved particularly sustainable: Topinka is a graduate student at the University of Kansas.

The concept of a heterotopia has also been discussed in relation to the space in which learning takes place. Duke University Press,pp.

In general, a heterotopia is a physical representation or approximation of a utopia, or a parallel space such as a prison that contains undesirable bodies to make a real utopian space impossible. The term coined by Foucault unites one place with another as if they were co-extensive. About The Author Robert J. The concept of heterotopia has had a significant impact on literature, especially science fiction, fantasy and other speculative genres.


How to cite item. Since media are meanwhile no longer technologically determined, have emancipated themselves from their material carriers, they currently appear as no more than references and transfers of form — according to one of the provocative, introductory theses of the leading media scientists.

Perspectives of Intermedial Aesthetics. Gaining insight between disciplines The authors of the various articles tend not to follow the quite controversial premise of intermedial aesthetics; in contrast, they bring into play the resistance of its underlying formed material and the appurtenant scientific method.

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Thus the medium resembles all those phenomena that undergo a process of forming — not least art and its diverse processes. The subjects consequently compiled and analysed as representation forms cover a remarkable aesthetic spectrum: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The End of the Postmodern Moment”. His interests include material and technological culture, the production of space, and rhetoric. In Faubion, James D. Foucault explains the link between utopias and heterotopias using the metaphor of a mirror.

Art may, of course, deal with medial hetefotopien forming principles, yet it is always bound to specific materialities, not least due to its recipients. Mary Franklin-Brown uses the concept of heterotopia in an epistemological context to examine the thirteenth century encyclopedias of Vincent of Beauvais and Ramon Llull as conceptual spaces where many possible ways hterotopien knowing are brought together without attempting to reconcile focuault.

Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology: The rather adventitious lectures and thumbnail sketches in which Foucault outlines this term seem heterotopuen describe aptly the current state of the world we live in. An Interview with Samuel R.

It is certainly a daring undertaking to put both heterotopia and intermedial aesthetics in the title of a humanities compendium in the hope that the potentisation of the undefined could contribute to its perspectivation.


This approach can also pave the way to the absence and the difference, and provide a link for further, heterotipien general theorisation. Yet heterotopias always remain connected to the dominant order; thus foucalt heterotopias clash with dominant orders, they simultaneously produce new ways of knowing.

Even newer formats such as computer games, virtual map services and the obligatory TV series currently featuring in academic discourse are rubricated and analysed as representation forms.

Foucault uses the term “heterotopia” French: Essential Works of Foucault,Volume 2. Views Read Edit View history. Human geographers often connected to the postmodernist school have been using the term and the author’s propositions to help understand the contemporary emergence of cultural, social, political, hetertopien difference and identity as a central issue in larger multicultural cities.

Heterotopia: A possible approach in analysing intermedial art forms – Goethe-Institut

Keywords Deleuze Ethics Foucault Resistance civil society counter-conduct disability ethnography examination freedom heterotkpien governmentality knowledge neoliberalism power reception refusal self subjectivity surveillance truth. The propagation of heterotopia as a concept has proved to be as sustainable – one could almost say as inflationary – as its inherent paradoxes have remained insoluble.

Thus heterotopia does not make other times and other spaces present or accessible, but focuses on the differences and the absences, on the in-between or interstice.

Heterotopia A possible approach in analysing intermedial art forms. The editors are evidently well aware that this is a risky venture. Spiel – Ritual — Performanz Aesthetics of Heteroto;ien