Darius Lerup

Darius Lerup just quit his PhD in the department of French at Cambridge. He was researching the intersection between social and ecological ethics in the work of Georges Bataille, Jean-Luc Nancy and Gilles Deleuze by focusing specifically on philosophy, literature, and film. Darius is also an assistant editor for World Picture.

Suspenseful Encounters of the Masochistic Kind

Looking at Peter Strickland’s latest film, The Duke of Burgundy, Darius Lerup explore the vicissitudes of masochism, boredom and the ways in which they are brought together at the intersection between traditional narrative film and the avant-garde.