Pool: meditations

The face

Far from being a natural entity, the face is a constructed object, which operates in conjunction with two regimes of signs: the signifying, despotic regime, in which every signifier refers to another signifier in an endless play of signification controlled by a central, despotic power; and the postsignifying, passional regime, in which a point of obsessional fixation determines a dominant reality and constructs a subject.

From Image and Text. Essays about Deleuze