Heritage in a Van: The Paradox of Intangibility

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Chandler, A. and Pace, M. 2023. Heritage in a Van: The Paradox of Intangibility. IMG2023: 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Image and Imagination. L'Aquil, Italy 06 - 07 Jul 2023 Publica Press.
AuthorsChandler, A. and Pace, M.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

‘Intangible heritage’ is a profound concept articulated in international charters, national legislation and conservation practice accreditation frameworks worldwide. By discussing the renovation of the former home of the writer Alan Bennett, where The lady in the van was filmed, this paper seeks to readdress the role of non-physical heritage in supporting communal meaning by placing to the fore some of its fragilities, assumptions and inherent confusion that are manifest when the concept of ‘intangible heritage’ meets the reality of a construction project.

Year2023
ConferenceIMG2023: 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Image and Imagination
PublisherPublica Press
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Online19 Jun 2023
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Accepted24 Mar 2023
Deposited10 May 2023
Journal citationpp. 328-335
Book titleIMG23: Proceedings of 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Images and Imagination
Book editorBrusaporci. B.
Maiezza, P.
Marra, A.
Trizio, I.
Savini, F.
Tata, A.
ISBN9788899586324
Web address (URL) of conference proceedingshttps://www.publicapress.it/index.php/book/img23/
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