Theme Parks in the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic

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    This piece explores the impact of the coronavirus in 2020 on theme park spaces and their fans. It outlines the ways that fans maintained connections to favourite physical sites, even when they were unable to visit these places. It also considers the debates surrounding the reopening of themed spaces, and how these mapped onto pre-existing political allegiances and highlighted divisions surrounding civil liberties and the concept of freedom.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPandemic Media: Preliminary Notes Toward an Inventory
    EditorsPhilipp Dominik Keidl, Laliv Melamed, Vinzenz Hediger, Antonio Somaini
    PublisherMeson Press
    ISBN (Electronic) 978-3-95796-009-2
    ISBN (Print)978-3-95796-008-5
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2020


    • theme parks
    • pandemic
    • COVID19


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