Visite aux armées : Tourismes de guerre = Back to The Front : Tourisms of War

Zavatta, Sylvie and Diller, Elizabeth and Scofidio, Ricardo and Déotte, Jean-Louis and Keenan, Thomas and Migayrou, Frédéric and Tillman, Lynne and Van Den Abeelle, Georges. Visite aux armées : Tourismes de guerre = Back to The Front : Tourisms of War. Caen, France: FRAC Basse-Normandie, 1994.

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Abstract (English)

For the presentation of an installation in Normandie through which architects/artists Diller and Scofidio question the fabrication of the aura and the authenticity of American historical tourist sites, the texts (including one short story) probe the multi-levelled connections between war and tourism, the D-Day landings of 1944, the hyper-mediatisation of conflicts, the history of perspective, the function of memorials, etc. Biographical notes on the artists and the five essayists. 109 bibl. ref.

Résumé

A l'occasion de la présentation d'une installation en Normandie à travers laquelle les architectes/artistes Diller et Scofidio questionnent la constitution de l'aura et l'authenticité des cités historiques et touristiques américaines, les textes (dont une nouvelle) examinent les liens multiples existant entre guerre et tourisme, le débarquement de Normandie en 1944, l'hypermédiatisation des conflits, l'histoire de la perspective, la fonction du mémorial, etc. Notices biographiques sur les artistes et les cinq essayistes. 109 réf. bibl.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Zavatta, Sylvie (Curator); Zavatta, Sylvie (Author); Diller, Elizabeth (Artist); Diller, Elizabeth (Author); Scofidio, Ricardo (Artist); Scofidio, Ricardo (Author); Déotte, Jean-Louis (Author); Keenan, Thomas (Author); Migayrou, Frédéric (Author); Tillman, Lynne (Author); Van Den Abeelle, Georges (Author)
Dossier: 420 - DILLER + SCOFIDIO
Collation: 329 p. : 269 ill. (13 en coul.) ; 25 x 16 cm
ISBN: 295059400X
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Caen, France: FRAC Basse-Normandie
Artists: DILLER + SCOFIDIO; Diller, Elizabeth; Scofidio, Ricardo
Critics / Curators / Historians: Zavatta, Sylvie
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 14 janv. - 27 mars 1994, Abbaye-aux-Dames (Caen).
Keywords: PERSPECTIVE; SUBJECTIVITÉ; SUBJECTIVITY; MASS MÉDIA; MASS MEDIA; TOURISME; TOURISM; GUERRE; WAR; HORIZON; HISTOIRE; HISTORY; AUTHENTICITÉ; AUTHENTICITY; MUSÉE; MUSEUM; RUINE; ÉCRITURE; WRITING; CORPS; ESPACE; SPACE; MORT; DEATH; MONUMENT; MÉMOIRE; MEMORY; ARCHITECTURE; RESTAURATION; RESTORATION; RUIN; BODY; DOMICILE; HOME; POINT DE VUE; SUBJECT POINT; LIGNE D'HORIZON; HORIZON LINE; IMMANENCE; SUJET; SUBJECT; OBJET; OBJECT; ENNEMI; ENEMY; AUTRE, L'; OTHER, The; CULTURE AMÉRINDIENNE; AMERINDIAN CULTURE; NAZISME; NAZISM; TRACE; PLAGE; BEACH; DONATION; GIVING; CHAMP DE BATAILLE; BATTLEFIELD; FASCISME; FASCISM; GLOIRE; GLORY; "JOUR J" (Normandie, 1944); "D DAY" (Normandie, 1944); STRECKER, Général; VIRILIO, PAUL; SOMALIE; SOMALIA; BATAILLE DE STALINGRAD; BATTLE OF STALINGRAD; BLITZ BAEDEKER, Le; BAEDEKER BLITZ, The; JUNGER, ERNST; GOPEL, ERHARD; TAPISSERIE DE BAYEUX; BAYEUX TAPESTRY; DÉOTTE, JEAN-LOUIS; TILLMAN, LYNNE; VAN DER ABBEELE, GEORGES; KEENAN, THOMAS; MIGAYROU, FRÉDÉRIC
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Date Deposited: 29 Jul 1994
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:43
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/7106
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