Nomads: Figures of Travel in Contemporary Art – James Meyer in Site- Specificity: The Ethnographic Turn (2000)

As Edward Said argued long ago, the traveller projects onto the place of his destination preconceived notions he has already heard or read; his view of this place and its inhabitants are mediated by these representations.

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