19L Through the Sensory Gate to Liminality: Waterfire’S Longevity

WaterFire, an award-winning public sculpture of fire braziers, is a multisensory event that has revitalized the city of Providence, RI. The research purpose is to better understand the longevity of this event by drawing upon and contributing to sensory literature and social theories including liminality and the liminoid, environmental theater.


Shawn Patrick Scott and Hillary A Leonard (2019) ,"19L Through the Sensory Gate to Liminality: Waterfire’S Longevity", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47, eds. Rajesh Bagchi, Lauren Block, and Leonard Lee, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 989-989.


Shawn Patrick Scott, University of Rhode Island, USA
Hillary A Leonard, Univeristy of Rhode Island


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47 | 2019

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