Fall 2001

[In French] Le présent dossier se penche sur les pratiques artistiques « sans objet ». Oeuvre dématérialisée ou absence d'objet, structure virtuelle, relation, langage, poésie et sonorité sont autant de sujets abordés dans ce numéro, nous invitant ainsi à parler «des immatérialités».



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Spring Summer 2024

Because it is essential for it to be open to the world, art is particularly affected by concerns related to planetary travel. From a position at the intersection of contemporary art, leisure, ecology, and destination culture, Esse no. 111 observes artists’ and critical thinkers’ strategies for revisiting the very notion of tourism. Although the harmful impacts of the tourism industry are beyond question, the thematic section avoids falling prey to tourismphobia and simply pointing out its failures. Rather, this issue offers a guided tour of situations and places where art and tourism converge.