“Strollology”: Walking as a Science for Understanding and Transforming the World

  • Laura Apolonio Universidad de Granada
Keywords: Walking, Landscape, Space, Creativity, Strollology


Along with Maderuelo, Nogué, Augé, de Certeau and Burckhardt, we will show how landscape is the result of a cultural construction and that it is an abstract concept. The growing process of abstraction of space corresponds to the gradual transformation of places into non-places. Faced with this situation, the need to reactivate an active and direct relationship with space once again arises. Walking, the most elemental "practice of space", is a powerful tool to link us again to the place we inhabit. Lucius Burckhardt, inventor of the "Strollology", teaches us how walking makes us regain our innate ability to create meanings.


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How to Cite
Apolonio, L. (2020). “Strollology”: Walking as a Science for Understanding and Transforming the World. VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review, 7(2), pp. 109-116. https://doi.org/10.37467/gka-revvisual.v7.2484