English abstract: Nomadic

« Nomadic »: « What is not established, has no fixed dwelling ». This term when applied to the arts, can have, in the framework of PAALabRes, several meanings:
• Artistic practices, which are inscribed in constantly reinvented processes, rather than the presence of definitive and immutable objects or works.
• Artistic practices, which are conceived in continuity within and outside institutions, between formal and informal learning, or which use the institutional settings for their own ends.
• Artistic practices which refuse stylistic labels and promote the active coexistence of aesthetical positions.
• Artistic practices which are situated in mediating spaces in between disciplines or domains of thought.
References: Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, trans. Brian Massumi, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1987; chapter on “Nomadology”. Isabelle Stengers, Cosmopolitics II, Bononno, R (trans.), Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2010), “The Curse of Tolerance”, chapter on “Nomad and Sedentary”.

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