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Memory of Ephemeral

The New Problems of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Elisa Anzellotti    -    

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abstract

This essay deals with the topic of the juridical and conservative problem of an ICH. In the last years, a significant interest has grown for this and for cultural diversity as a form of enrichment. This led to the birth of two UNESCO Conventions (2003 and 2005). The aim is analysing how these Conventions have been incorporated in Italy and the problems that are arising with this incorporation. The example that will be addressed is the one of dance - especially folk - and the difficulty of its classification (ICH, cultural expression) and its subsequent safeguarding (is it better a museum or an archive to preserve the ‘memory of the ephemeral’?).

Pubblicato
31 Dicembre 2017
Accettato
21 Marzo 2017
Presentato
20 Dicembre 2016
Lingua
EN
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-225-3
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-179-9

Keywords: DanceMemoryIntangible

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