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Victor Burgin is a British artist and writer who lives in France. He is Professor Emeritus of History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz; and Emeritus Millard Chair of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His most recent theory books are The Camera: Essence and Apparatus (2018) and Le film qui me reste en mémoire (2019). The most recent books about Burgin’s visual work are Victor Burgin’s Parzival in Leuven (2017) and Seeing Degree Zero : Barthes / Burgin and Political Aesthetics (2018). Burgin’s text/image book Afterlife is forthcoming from Walter König and a web-based version may be viewed at https//