Artwash, Over-Tourism and Edinburgh

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Artwash, Over-Tourism and Edinburgh

By Mike Small The image of Edinburgh’s central park – Princes Street Gardens – blacked out and blocked off – has acted as a trigger for many people concerned with the phenomenon known globally as “over-tourism” – where a place becomes so saturated with visitors that it undermines the very nature of the place itself. Over-tourism alienates and excludes local people and changes the physical infrastructure of the city. This has been seen in Edinburgh for a long time but…

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Artwash, Over-Tourism and Edinburgh