Calvert, Dave (2012) Carnival of the Mundane: Red Oktober at England’s National Tramway Museum. In: PSi #18, 27th June - 1st July 2012, University of Leeds. (Unpublished)
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This paper considers the performative dimension of Red Oktober, an annual gathering of classic Eastern European cars at the National Tramway Museum. I argue that this combination of rural England and communist memorabilia, characterised by the nostalgic, the mundane and the imagined, acts as an unlikely modern carnival.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics|
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
|Schools:||School of Music, Humanities and Media|
|Depositing User:||David Calvert|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2012 12:28|
|Last Modified:||11 Oct 2012 12:28|
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