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THE ART OF TOURISM

Tribe, J (2008) THE ART OF TOURISM ANNALS OF TOURISM RESEARCH, 35 (4). 924 - 944. ISSN 0160-7383

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Abstract

This article offers two innovations. First it proposes a new method, “virtual curating”, which is an extension to methods (such as content analysis and discourse analysis) deployed to interrogate written texts. In this case the texts are works of art and virtual curating elaborates and evaluates a method for using these works to understand tourism. Second it mounts a virtual exhibition in tourism art distilled from the collection of around nine hundred works. It organizes the art into themes, or galleries, and offers a guide to the exhibition. The outcomes of the article are a novel reading of, and fresh insights into both the phenomenon of tourism and its representation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Sciences, Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism, Sociology, Social Sciences - Other Topics, virtual curating, art, representation, gaze
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Divisions: Faculty of Business, Economics and Law > Surrey Business School
Depositing User: Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 14:37
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:31
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/1132

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