Affect and Embodiment – Network Affect
Download Arzombies – do not open it!
- discourse, language, and writing became privileged in our understanding of self -> domination of discourse
- bring the body back into the picture – thinking is a “body” process as well
- our body reacts first
- being affected – being moved -> participation
- we act upon others <-> others act upon us
Affect comes before emotion
‘autonomy from conscious perception and language, as well as emotion’ (Clough 2008: 3 on Massumi’s definition of affect)
‘Affect is a post personal force exceeding the human.’ (Wetherell 2012: 59)
Active environments – Active connections – Networked affect: •Contagion
•All of these things that we have discussed about experiencing affect in the physical world happens online too think about things going viral etc.