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Author Edensor, T.; Falconer, E.
Title Dans Le Noir? Eating in the dark: sensation and conviviality in a lightless place Type Journal Article
Year 2014 Publication Cultural Geographies Abbreviated Journal
Volume 22 Issue 4 Pages 601-618
Keywords Society; Darkness
Abstract Drawing on ethnographic interviews with customers, this paper looks at the experience of dining at Dans le Noir?, a restaurant in London where eating is carried out in complete darkness. As an exemplary gastro-tourist site within the expanding leisure economy at which sensory alterity is sought, we argue that the transformation of the usual unreflexive habits of sensing while dining offer opportunities to encounter difference and reflect upon our culturally located ways of sensing the world. In focusing upon the altered experience of apprehending space, eating and socialising in the absence of light, we contend that this dining experience offers broader suggestions about how we might reconsider the qualities and potentialities of darkness, a condition which has been historically feared and reviled in the west.
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 740
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Author Schivelbusch, W.
Title Lichtblicke. Zur Geschichte der künstlichen Helligkeit im 19. Jahrhundert Type Journal Article
Year 1983 Publication Abbreviated Journal
Volume Issue Pages 229
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 808
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Author Grimm, B.
Title Straßenbeleuchtung in Berlin: Die Geschichte des Gaslichtes Type Journal Article
Year 2012 Publication Mitteilungen des Vereinsfür die Geschichte Berlins Abbreviated Journal
Volume 2 Issue Pages 23
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1043
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Author Manning, R.; Rovelstad, E.; Moore, C.; Hallo, J.; Smith, B.
Title Indicators and standards of quality for viewing the night sky in the national parks Type Journal Article
Year 2015 Publication ParkScience Abbreviated Journal ParkScience
Volume 32 Issue 1 Pages
Keywords Society; National parks; resource management; National Park Service; Acadia National Park
Abstract Night skies are increasingly recognized as an important park resource that demands more management attention. Management of night skies can be guided by a management-by-objectives framework that requires formulation of indicators and standards of quality. Two surveys were conducted at Acadia National Park to identify indicators and standards for stargazing. The first survey used an importance –performance approach and documented light pollution as an important indicator variable. The second survey used a normative approach and visual simulations to identify a range of standards of quality for light pollution. This program of research was designed to help inform management of night skies at Acadia and other parks.
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 1285
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Author Alves, T.
Title Art, Light and Landscape New Agendas for Urban Development Type Journal Article
Year 2007 Publication European Planning Studies Abbreviated Journal European Planning Studies
Volume 15 Issue 9 Pages 1247-1260
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 985
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