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Vol 1, no. 4 (2010) Kreativitet og ledelse

03. Giacometti and the Gesture of Creative Life

Alexander Carnera

Abstract

This paper addresses the ontological condition of innovation. It attempts to pose the question of innovation as event or what could be phrased as ‘the ethos of creativity’. The ethos of creativity inquires into the problem of what it means to be called to work, and how this ethos of ‘being-called’ connects innovation to a practice of self-transformation. To confront these questions the paper combines ideas of the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben with the artistic work-praxis of the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti Giacometti turns his work-crisis into a method of impotence. Within this power, creation is subjected to destruction. The moment of creativity happens at the threshold between power and impotence, between destruction and potentiality, tying innovation to the elimination (destruction) of perfection.

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Alexander Carnera

Alexander Carnera
f. 1968 dr.phil et Phd. Forsker og udøvende kunster (romanforfatter).

Dr.phil på afhandlingen: Magten over livet og livet som magt. Studier i den biopolitiske ambivalens.
Udkommer med roman: Dacapo d. 15 nov.
Er ekstern lektor ved Handelshøjskolen i københavn tilknyttet institut for ledelse, politik og filosofi.
Har arbejdet med affektbegrebet i relation til arbejdsliv- og kunstneriske skabelsesprocesser. Flere danske og engelske bidrag herom.
Arbejder for tiden med forskningsprojekt om selvledelse som bekendelsesteknologi i kunst og litteratur.
Arbejder derudover med social innovation i rum og arkitektur.
Er fast skribent på den nordiske udgave af Le Monde Diplomatique hvor jeg skriver om kunst, litteratur, film og filosofi.
Arbejder med følgende forfatterskaber: Agamben, Spinoza, Deleuze, Foucault, Virno, Coetzee, Beckett, Kafka, film og billedkunst.
Mere udførlig CV og publikationsliste findes på link på CBS-og lpf’s hjemmeside

2011

Vol 2, nr. 1 (2011)
Kreativitet og køn - Creativity and Gender
Deadline: March 7., 2011
Release: March 25., 2011

2010

Vol 1, nr. 4 (2010)
Kreativitet og ledelse - Creativity and Leadership
Deadline: December 1., 2010
Release: December 20., 2010

Vol 1, nr. 3 (2010)
Specialudgave: Kreativitet og læring - Special Issue: Creativity and Learning
Deadline: August 23., 2010
Release: October 1., 2010

Vol 1, nr. 2 (2010)
Kreativitetens praksis - The Practice of Creativity
Deadline: Maj 3., 2010
Release: Maj 31., 2010

Vol 1, nr. 1 (2010)
Kreativitetens værensformer - Creativity and Modes of Being
Deadline: January 25., 2010
Release: February 15., 2010