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Entries from November 11th, 2013

Brief thoughts on dystopia/utopia – interactive design fiction for museums?

November 11th, 2013 1 Comment

First a couple of minor updates before the main course (which is full of long video links . . . ). Aaron has written up the full length version of the talk in Adelaide for the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material National Conference last week. It covers a lot of the conceptual […]


“Completion”, participation, and purpose

November 3rd, 2013 3 Comments

A couple of things circulating at the moment that perhaps interrelate. Ed Rodley’s suggestion that art museums are paying the price of being the new “temples in our secular society” is certainly worth considering. The current wave of agitation against the notion of ‘participation’ might just be coincidence but it might also be a timely […]