So I have finished the final draft of the essay for the art exhibition catalogue. It is for Swedish artist Karl Tuikkanen. I am awaiting to hear what he thinks!
Here is the final draft of the essay: phallic appetition. I use the ‘money shot’ to think about the relation between gender (derived from the quasi-Deleuzian Zizekian reading of the phallus) and what Whitehead calls ‘appetition‘ to develop a notion of ‘phallic appetition’. Thanks to Nina over at Infinite Thought for helping me out with some initial thoughts on the ‘money shot’.
The concepts used and argument developed in the brief essay are pretty ‘hard core’ (lol!!), but I think this is what Karl was after. Comments and critiques welcome.
Please note this is very much still a draft however, and depending on Karl’s comments I may actually delete this post and repost another version of the essay.