Pont, Antonia Ellen
Antonia Pont is Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University, Melbourne. She publishes poetry and essays, as well as scholarly research on questions of time, practising, transformation and creativity. She is current columnist for The Lifted Brow, and managing co-editor of c i n d e r -- a scholarly journal for postgraduates and ECRs in creative writing and related disciplines.
With This Body, I Subtract Myself from Neoliberalised Time: Sub-Habituality, Relaxation and Affirmation After DeleuzeFeatureIntroductionThis article proposes that the practice of relaxation—a mode of bodily self-organisation within time—provides a way to diversify times as political and creative intervention. Relaxation, which could seem counter-intuitive, may function as intentional temporal intervention and means to slip some of the binds of neoliberal, surveillance capitalist logics....Read more