“Assemblage” is the common English translation of the French term agencement, used by philosopher Gilles Deleuze and radical psychoanalyst Félix Guattari to theorize the arrangement and organization of a variety of heterogeneous elements (1975/1986, 1980/1987). The concept of assemblage has proved generative in media studies in its articulation of both the discursive and material aspects of media, and in its consideration of media as arrangements of humans and nonhumans.

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