Between screens and dreams: which virtuality?

Riccardo Panattoni


By delving into the relation between image and memory, this paper puts into question the bodily reality of screens. Or rather, it questions how our own bodies are themselves but screens, a fabric on which the images of our dreams slide by, thus bestowing upon us the gift of the time for an experience of pure virtuality. The paper focuses on the work of video-artist Bill Viola assuming the philosophical perspective of Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Lacan. 


Image; dream; video; virtuality; memory

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