Chalmers Conferences, Transvaluation: Making the world matter

Place of Negotiation
Steven Devleminck, Boris Debackere

Last modified: 2015-08-17


The paper reflects on the place of creation and the connection between comprehension and construction of culture. It seeks to define a malleable form of analysis and understanding capable of approaching a complex liquid world. The aim is to establish a multi-viewpoint theoretical approach based on the dynamic concept of the Flâneur as introduced by Baudelaire, replacing single viewpoint categorization. This concept is reappropriated for its capacity to connect with the different formulations of change, to indicate a common ground or effect of moving, as an area for creation or discovery of the new. Providing a framework of understanding in conditions of liquidity and change.


laboratory; liquid; multi-viewpoint; thickening


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