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Cristiano Volk – Mélaina Cholé

The word ‘affect’ is derived from the Latin affectus, which is roughly translatable as passion or emotion. Often, the two are used interchangeably. But one of the most exciting (and profoundly difficult) works on affect – Brian Massumi’s Parables for the Virtual – insists on its difference from emotion. To speak of emotions, Massumi claims, […]