Archive: commodification of culture
Italy and cultural heritage are familiar bedfellows. Due to its rich history--from the Etruscans to ancient Rome, to the explosion of artistic creation in the Florentine Renaissance--il bel paese su
In my last post, I ended with the following statement: “Depicting development is a struggle, but we must always remain cognizant of culture and relational representations.” Understanding culture is necessary not only to depict development but also to enact development projects. This is understood as necessary and imperative for all development practitioners.