Ce que l’art fait à la ville en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient

Pratiques artistiques, expressions du politique et transformation de l’espace public

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Marie Bonte, Associate Professor, Paris 8 University Vincennes-Saint Denis, LADYSS

Marie Bonte is a geographer and Associate Professor at Paris 8 University Vincennes-Saint-Denis and at the Laboratory of Social Dynamics and Spatial Reconstruction (LADYSS). She is the head of the “Mondes Méditerranéens en Mouvements” Master’s Program. Her research interests lie in social, political and cultural geographies in Middle Eastern and North African cities, particularly in Lebanon. Her work focuses on urban nightlife activities and practices, and drinking patterns. Her PhD thesis, defended in 2017, described and analyzed Beirut's nightlife and socio-spatial reconfigurations of the city through the lens of post-conflict. She has also co-edited a special issue on the geographies of ghosts and  alcohol practices in the Global South.

Marion Slitine, Post-doctoral fellow, Centre Norbert Elias, EHESS

Marion Slitine is an anthropologist and currently a post-doctoral fellow, Centre Norbert Elias joint research unit (UMR 8562), School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (Mucem, Marseille). She is the author of a thesis entitled "La Palestine en créations. La fabrique de l'art contemporain, des territoires occupés aux scènes mondialisées." Additionally, she is conducting research on the interactions between art, city and politics in the Arab world, specifically the urban cultures found in Palestine and Morocco. More broadly, her research explores cultural circulations between the Near East and the Maghreb and the disciplinary crossings between artistic and ethnographic practices. Her work has been published in the journals Cities, The International Journal of Urban Policy, and Planning and Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée.

Published
2022-10-24
How to Cite
Bonte, M., & Slitine, M. (2022). Ce que l’art fait à la ville en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient: Pratiques artistiques, expressions du politique et transformation de l’espace public. Manazir Journal, 4, 5–16. https://doi.org/10.36950/manazir.2022.4.1