Join us for the opening of ‘The state of Tourism’ during the FADfest ’17!


A Mobile exhibition in a tourist bus aims to fuel the debate on tourism in Barcelona.

Under the theme of Tourism, the FADFest 17′ will start on Tuesday 27 June with a Michael Webb’s conference (19.30h) and the opening of the three exhibitions, among them ‘The state of Tourism’ (20.30h).

Located in a tourist bus travelling around the city during the FADfest week (28/06-01/07), this Mobile exhibition addresses the debate of tourism in Barcelona using data and maps on the city’s tourist and local activity and interviews to the stakeholders.

Curated by Ramon Faura and organised by FAD, 300.000 Km/s has developed several critical cartographies to describe the phenomenon of tourism from a broad perspective. We have mapped the relations between tourist attractions, housing, holiday rentals and local services focusing on the possible frictions between visitors and inhabitants.

What attracts visitors and local citizens in Barcelona?
Where do visitors and local citizens share activities in Barcelona?
What is the relation between hotel offer and housing?
Does tourist activity displace services?
Does tourist activity cause gentrification?


Save the date!
Opening Tuesday 27, 20.30h
Venue: Disseny Hub Barcelona
Organised by FAD
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