Article | The ESF-LiU Conference Cities and Media: Cultural Perspectives on Urban Identities in a Mediatized World Vadstena; Sweden; 25-29 October; 2006 | Preserving the Recent and the Most Recent Memories of Tel Aviv

Title:
Preserving the Recent and the Most Recent Memories of Tel Aviv
Author:
Annarita Lamberti: Department of Social Sciences, University of Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy
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Year:
2006
Conference:
The ESF-LiU Conference Cities and Media: Cultural Perspectives on Urban Identities in a Mediatized World Vadstena; Sweden; 25-29 October; 2006
Issue:
020
Article no.:
019
Pages:
175–184
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2007-03-06
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


Since 2004 the website “Tel Aviv White-City” has been discussing the Modern Heritage of Tel Aviv; the built form of its identity. It is the re­sult of a process that dates back to the 1970s; when artistical media began to deal with The White City as a memory device. This process testimonies how artistical media have been realizing the Sorge (Care) and; then; the preservation of the city; according to Heidegger’s philo­sophical language. It has given birth to the restructuration of city’s life and identity; and takes inspiration from the re-telling of local recent history. The latest results of this cultural mediatization of the city are the Conservation Plan; the new Master Plan and the Strategic Plan; determining a new urban development trend; the main theme of which is the reconstruction of the telavivi identitity.

This trend is the rejuvenation of a former one; that happened in the early beginnings of city’s life; when artistical representations of the young Tel Aviv were nourishing the sense of place and; then; the cultural dimension of its development. In this light; Soskin’s photo­graphs and Gutman’s drawings might be considered expressions of preserving the ensemble of the most recent memories of the city.

The ESF-LiU Conference Cities and Media: Cultural Perspectives on Urban Identities in a Mediatized World Vadstena; Sweden; 25-29 October; 2006

Author:
Annarita Lamberti
Title:
Preserving the Recent and the Most Recent Memories of Tel Aviv
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The ESF-LiU Conference Cities and Media: Cultural Perspectives on Urban Identities in a Mediatized World Vadstena; Sweden; 25-29 October; 2006

Author:
Annarita Lamberti
Title:
Preserving the Recent and the Most Recent Memories of Tel Aviv
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