Whilst working on the editorial for my In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunker: Affect, materiality and meaning making (Rowman & Littlefield Int, to be published August 2017) I’ve been increasingly thinking about the bunkers’ post-Cold War reverberations. 2,749 more words
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I read an article today about technology in Canadian museums, and a single phrase crystallized something I’ve been mulling over for quite a while now. The phrase that caught my attention was referring to the way people use their smartphones, and are seemingly interested in “curat a personal experience”. 305 more words
Our Company offers night tours in Playa Ancha’s cemetery, Pantheon Hill cemetery in Valparaíso and Santa Inés cemetery in Viña del Mar.
The tour starts at 9pm and is at least a 2 hours tour. 92 more words
An overview on ‘dark tourism’
Termed ‘Dark Tourism’ the act of visiting sites of horror and death has become increasingly attractive to tourists.
The morality of this type of tourism is an obvious and heavily discussed subject, ethically the exploitation of such sites of death causes concern and anxiety which the media often sheds light on. 1,088 more words
Holidays don’t always have to be about sunshine and beaches; they can be dark also. Here I list some not-so-happy places that you can venture to. 23 more words