Pratiques urbaines

Spring / Summer 2001

[In French] L’art urbain fait d’abord et avant tout appel au public puisque le contexte social, et surtout l’individu, en sont la matière première. Ainsi, ce dossier propose de réfléchir sur les motivations des artistes qui prennent place dans le tissu urbain, celles-ci fluctuant au gré des différentes situations.



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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.