Remote Work as Deleuzian Cinematography: Organizationality Beyond the Frame


  • Leo Bancou Paris-Dauphine Universite-PSL
  • François-Xavier de Vaujany



remote work, decentred management, cinema, organisationality, images, Merleau-Ponty, Deleuze, process philosophy


Increasingly, work and management happen in remote and decentered ways. The Covid-19 crisis has both made visible and amplified this trend. While they are in front of their computers, trapped between the frames of their screens, workers are more and more part of a cinematographic experience they do not choose or become mere activities in a broader assemblage of images. In the latter situation, work and management become signs, flows, activities at the surface of screens. How to describe this cinematographic experience? Here, we come back to the philosophy of cinema offered by Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze. We stress their differences and complementarities. In the context of remote work, which we also call “screen work”, we show how the concept of depth (in particular in Deleuze's philosophy) can be particularly helpful to understand the temporalities and spatialities at stake in decentered new work imageries.


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How to Cite

Bancou, L., & de Vaujany, F.-X. (2023). Remote Work as Deleuzian Cinematography: Organizationality Beyond the Frame . PuntOorg International Journal, 8(1), 96–113.