Whenever you travel you have to decide whether you want to live like the locals or embrace being a corny tourist; Aleix Plademunt shows that perhaps its better to go with the former. By capturing the artificiality of tourist areas, he shows that a visitor could never truly experience a culture authentically in this way.
On the other hand, Aleix Plademunt's portrayal of tourist culture in 'Dubailand' is interesting in and of itself. At the end of the day, this is still part of Dubai's culture, more so than even the most prepared tourist could ever know.
Aleix Plademunt Reveals the Disillusionment of 'Dubailand'
Meghan Young — October 13, 2010 — World
References: cargocollective & lifelounge