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Video Art Program[The 60th Program] Simon Roberts

This video work shows tourists excitedly taking photographs of themselves amid the breathtaking magnificence of nature. Tourism in Switzerland, with its spectacular natural environment, can be traced back to the custom of the Grand Tour, originating in 17th-century England. In the 19th century, youngsters went to Switzerland in a quest to experience the sublime. Simon Roberts builds on this historical background while reframing Switzerland from a sociological standpoint.

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