World Fairs
The World Expo 2020 in Dubai ends this month. Since October 2021, visitors from all over the world have had the chance to discover the industrial and cultural achievements of 192 countries. But do you know what is a World Expo? How long have they existed? What is the relationship between World Fairs and the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Crystal Building in London or the Atomium in Brussels? All the answers in our playlist of the week!

Caroline A. Jones gives a history of the origins of the world’s fair and how art factored into displays industry and innovation.

Content produced by : Art Matters

On the agenda
podcast - 21:38
Art and Innovation at World Fairs
By: Art matters
podcast - 12:16
The History of World Fairs
By: Everything Everywhere Daily Podcast
video - 1:00
The protests against the Eiffel Tower
By: Art Explora
video - 6:21
The Crystal Palace: The story of a great building
By: Amor Sciendi
video - 3:53
The Eiffel Tower: What’s the point?
By: Amor Sciendi