A Sign?

No, the irony that the word "nomad" appears here on a shoe produced by one of the two most powerful athletic footwear companies on the planet is not lost. Nonetheless, let us temporarily try to reclaim the sign:

The nomad has a territory; he follows customary paths; he goes from one point to another; he is not ignorant of points (water points, dwelling points, assembly points, etc.) But the question is what in nomad life is a principle and only a consequence. To begin with, although the points determine paths, they are strictly subordinated to the paths they determine, the reverse of what happens with the sedentary. … A path is always between two points, but the in-between has taken on all the consistency and enjoys both an autonomy and a direction of its own. The life of the nomad is the intermezzo (Deleuze and Guattari, 1987, p.380).


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