Fabrice Raffin

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Fabrice Raffin is a socio-anthropologist, lecturer at the University of Picardie Jules Verne and Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. He is director of research of SEA Europe in Paris. Former scientific adviser for the French Minister for Culture and Heritage, he specialises in the analysis of artistic practices and the city, urban planning, and urban development. Raffin is author of Poitiers, Genève, Berlin—Friches industrielles—A Changing European Cultural World (Editions l’Harmattan, 2007) and co-author of Factories of the Imagination (Ed. Imprimeur, 2000). As a testimony to the expertise and running process of those places, this work also deals with the issues of their urban, social, cultural, and political inscription in order to emphasise how they can be useful to cultural action.

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Picardie University-Amiens et Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, FR




La pensée nomade: un processus d’innovation artistique
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: nomadology, war-machine