Sam Mcauliffe

A Trace of What Has Not Occurred


I am a Lecturer in modern and contemporary aesthetics in the Visual Cultures Department, Goldsmiths, having completed my PhD there in 2012 (a study of the image in the work of Adorno, Blanchot and Deleuze). I am currently developing two extended works based on my doctoral research: a critical history of the concept of “second nature” and a monograph on image, speech and their relation in Blanchot’s theory and fiction (the above paper being a fragment of the latter).