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Eventscapes : transforming place, space and experiences / Graham Brown.

By: Brown, Graham,, 1947- author.
Call number: GT3405 B76 2020 Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.Edition: First Edition.Description: xviii, 241 pages : illustrations (some color), charts ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138097261 (pbk.) ; 9781138097247 (hbk.) ; 9781315105000 (ebk.) (Invalid ISBN) Other title: Trasforming place, space and experiences.Subject(s): Special events. | Special events -- Management -- Case studies. | Special events -- Social aspects -- Case studies. | Special events -- Research.DDC classification: 394.2
Contents:
Introduction -- Events -- The study of scapes -- Eventscapes -- Transformations by design -- Transformations by light -- Conclusion.
Summary: This event–environment nexus is analysed through a variety of international case studies including different kinds of well-known sporting and cultural events such as Vivid Sydney, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and the Tour Down Under international cycle race, among others. Chapters focusing on visual design explore the opportunities, at different spatial scales, to develop an event ‘look’ and the ways in which an event experience can be enhanced through connecting and engaging with the local culture and community. As well as the planning and management of events, the book draws on event experience, dramaturgically examining the roles played by authors, actors and the audience, and emphasises the participation of multiple groups in the co-creation of event experiences.
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Includes bibliographies references and index.

Introduction -- Events -- The study of scapes -- Eventscapes -- Transformations by design -- Transformations by light -- Conclusion.

This event–environment nexus is analysed through a variety of international case studies including different kinds of well-known sporting and cultural events such as Vivid Sydney, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and the Tour Down Under international cycle race, among others. Chapters focusing on visual design explore the opportunities, at different spatial scales, to develop an event ‘look’ and the ways in which an event experience can be enhanced through connecting and engaging with the local culture and community. As well as the planning and management of events, the book draws on event experience, dramaturgically examining the roles played by authors, actors and the audience, and emphasises the participation of multiple groups in the co-creation of event experiences.

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