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Exhibition Experiments
By Sharon Macdonald

Exhibition Experiments

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Exhibition Experiments by Sharon Macdonald

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Exhibition Experiments is a lively collection that considers experiments with museological form that challenge our understanding of - and experience with - museums. * Explores examples of museum experimentalism in light of cutting-edge museum theory * Draws on a range of global and topical examples, including museum experimentation, exhibitionary forms, the fate of conventional notions of 'object' and 'representation', and the impact of these changes * Brings together an international group of art historians, anthropologists, and sociologists to question traditional disciplinary boundaries * Considers the impact of technology on the museum space tackles a range of examples of experimentalism from many different countries, including Australia, Austria, Germany, Israel, Luxembourg, Sweden, the UK and the US * Examines the changes and challenging new possibilities facing museum studies

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405130769
ISBN-10: 1405130768
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 164mm x 24mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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How does a city and a nation deal with a legacy of perpetrating atrocity? How are contemporary identities negotiated and shaped in the face of concrete reminders of a past that most wish they did not have? This book focuses on the case of Nuremberg - a city whose name is linked with Nazism - to explore these questions and their implications.

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Author Biography - Sharon Macdonald

Sharon Macdonald is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. She is author of Behind the Scenes at the Science Museum (2002), and editor of A Companion to Museum Studies (Blackwell 2006) and Theorizing Museums (with G. Fyfe, Blackwell 1996). Paul Basu is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex. An active exhibition experimenter, he is author of Highland Homecomings (2007).

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