L’ambiance comme enjeu politique. Etude sensible d’un quartier populaire de Tunis lors du processus révolutionnaire

Mouna Zairi

Keywords: public space, revolution, ambiance, sharing, Tunis

We have seen, since the end of the year 2010, in Tunisia, a historical and political turning point, with the emergence of a popular uprising against the dictatorship. Undoubtedly, it is the public space, which was first concerned by these social movements. It was, as such, a ‘receptacle’ of various events and demonstrations, sit-in, walks… By questioning the sensitive experience of the users of a popular district of Tunis in a period of revolutionary process, we wanted to show that the atmosphere is a marker of the political situation and it may be one of its issues.