Vicente Benet Ferrando

Historia del Cine y de los Medios Audiovisuales, Universidad Jaume I de Castelló


Spain was never different. Art and tourism since the 60s.

Seminar, MNCARS, Madrid

12 June 2019.


Simposium, TEA, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

May 7 to 15, 2019

Coordinator: José Díaz Cuyás

Art and Tourist Imaginaries I

Working Seminar and Conference.

MNCARS, Madrid, June 5, 2018.

Arte y turismo [Art and Tourism], Concreta ,10, autumn 2017.

Editor: José Díaz Cuyás

Participants: Eugenia Afinoguénova, Vicente Benet

Deals with the relationship between art and tourism in the 1960s, when the practice of the latest avant-garde movements tended to make art into an event, a location or a situation, while leisure travel became a defining phenomenon of mass culture.

II Conference on Art and Tourism. International Symposium on Cannibalism and Consumer Society

November 16, 17, 18, 2015, Aula Magna of the Humanities, Department of Art History, UCLM

Coordinator: Juan Pablo Wert


I Conference on Art and Tourism - Cannibalism and consumer society

November 27 and 28, December 2 and 3, 2014.

Museum of History and Anthropology of Tenerife

Coordinators: José Díaz Cuyás y Fernando Estévez

The myth of anthropophagy—cannibalism—has always played a part in the Western anthropological imagination and is one of the most recurrent tropes when it comes to explaining cultural differences.

Arte y Turismo [Art and Tourism], Revista de Occidente, 369, Febrero 2012.

Participants: Vicente Benet, José Díaz Cuyás, Fernando Estévez González, Rogelio López Cuenca.

In his analysis of the mythology of the Eiffel Tower, Roland Barthes says: "The democratization of tourism, that modern mixture of distraction and travel, is undoubtedly one of the most important events in contemporary history.”