Visuality 2017: Tourism vs Heritage in a Creative City

  • Vitalija Keciorytė
  • Nerijus Stasiulis
Keywords: creative city, heritage, multimedia technologies, tourism, visuality


The article reviews the fourth international scientific conference “Visuality 2017: Tourism vs Heritage in a Creative City”. The text presents the course of the conference and the ideas of the speakers which covered a variety of related topics. The conference discussed the issues that arise in the creative city in both broad theoretical and specific practical terms. For instance, theoretical analyses of practical (political, everyday) debates on dealing with the Soviet cultural heritage in the region of Eastern Europe were proposed alongside novel approaches to multimedia technologies and their role in enhancing attractiveness and approachability of the creative city. Multiple ways of turning one’s being creative in a city as well as ways of seeing the creative city were discussed or suggested.