Les événements off: de la résistance à la mise en scène de la ville créative

Abstract : This paper focuses on off events which are defined and implemented out of the institutional and commercial worlds of events. To what extend do off artistic scenes play a role in the city of events? Off scenes through shows, plays, events, parties and fiestas are part of the living city. They even become major actors of cities' nightlife. Events can also be used by off artists as tool for communication as much as local authorities are using events to promote their city. Thus, off events are opportunities for artists to claim for space, to search for artistic legitimacy and to look for customers. Off scenes are experimented by a more diverse audience. The local authorities are considering them as useful tool for communication to symbolize and to celebrate diversity, creativity, tolerance and openness.
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Elsa Vivant. Les événements off: de la résistance à la mise en scène de la ville créative. Géocarrefour - Revue de géographie de Lyon, Association des amis de la revue de géographie de Lyon, 2007, 82 (3), pp.131-140. ⟨halshs-00282122⟩



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