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14   Hotel Transvaal and molar linesas a tool to open up spaces ofhospitality

Alexander Grit and Paul Lynch1

Resistance is possible only through a creative act: Artists, filmmakers, musicians, mathematicians, philosophers, all resist.

(Deleuze 1988: 1)

In this article Hotel Transvaal (www.hoteltransvaal.com) is used as a case study to add to the discussion: ‘How can hospitality practices lead to spaces of difference?’ In the case study of Hotel Transvaal, artists apply ‘hospitality’ principles to draw attention to massive state interventions in a so-called ‘problem neighbourhood’. The artists invite others to experience this transformation through a stay in Hotel Transvaal. Hotel Transvaal is unlike any other hotel, since it is not fixed in ...

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