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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 84–85.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Stephen Inglis Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 Post-Colonial Museums: Dead or Alive? Stephen Inglis Reflections on the "Workshop on Museums," October 20-21, 1986, Madras Mu- seum, Madras, India. A group of Lambadi (a nomadic...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2009
... unrealized) Cultural Revolution Museum, I argue that these films manifest an intriguing tension between the traumatic past and the oblivious present, between the intimate confidentiality of interviews and their address of a larger public sphere, and between the courtroom-like “objectivity...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Kaylin Goldstein © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Kaylin Goldstein is a postdoctoral associate in Judaic and interdisciplinary studies at the University of Miami. She is working on a book manuscript entitled “On Display: The Politics of Museums in Israeli Society.” Anderson...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 787–791.
Published: 01 September 2000
... <new kinds of museums; alternative or oral history projects; the expansion of musical performance and recording into forgotten musi- cal histories or the dissemination of a broader range of musics; alternative publish- ing ventures or exhibition practices in film, theater, and dance; innovative cultural work with children; public art and art in public such as murals and graffiti; inno- vative uses of television, radio, or other mass media; and reports on past cultural work—the modernist, socialist, and avant-garde counterinstitutions of the early twentieth century> Robben Island Museum Loren Kruger Robben (or “Seal”) Island, eleven kilometers from Cape Town’s refurbished Vic- toria and Albert Waterfront, in perennially cold and often turbulent Table Bay, is internationally known as the island fortress...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 115–128.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Arjun Appadurai Abstract The primary argument of this essay is that the modern Western museum form is a critical site in which to understand the five centuries in which Europe dominated much of the rest of the world. In this imperial epoch, the world was shrunk to the museum and the museum...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 393–418.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The article explores what kinds of talk emerged in these encounters, illuminating possibilities for and challenges to participatory political culture in public spaces in and beyond the museum. 2014 In the winter of 2010, the iconic rotunda at the Guggenheim Museum in New York appeared empty...
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Figure 5 Architectural drawing of the seaside Carpet Museum. Courtesy of Wolfgang Beyer Images. © beyer.co.at More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 1 Norbert Wiener in class at MIT. Courtesy MIT Museum More
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Published: 01 September 2022
figure 11 Edge Museum for the City, 2020, by Mila Ashton. mila.alex.ashton@gmail.com . www.linkedin.com/in/mila-ashton-63a960186/ More
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figure 12 Edge Museum, 2020, by Matthew Shepherd. matthewshepherd18@gmail.com . www.instagram”.com/matts_architecture/ More
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figure 13 Edge Museum, 2020, by Aidan Gorton. grtaid001@myuct.ac.za.issuu.com/aidangorton/docs/portfolio-aidan_gorton More
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Figure 2 A full house at the second Palo Alto Repair Café hosted by the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto, California, on February 24, 2013. Photograph by Peter Mui More
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Published: 01 September 2022
figure 10 Edge Museum (Two Rivers Urban Park), 2020, by Luke Moss. mssluk002@myuct.ac.za , lukemoss14.wixsite.com/lukedavid More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 215–245.
Published: 01 January 2020
... memories of contemporary digital cultures from receding into oblivion? This essay answers this question by looking at one of the institutions in which the problems associated with digital fragility are most especially felt, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and by exploring the ontological displacements...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Fred Turner In 1955 the Museum of Modern Art in New York opened one of the most popular photography exhibitions of all time: The Family of Man . Visitors marveled at images hung over their heads, mounted by their feet, and dangling in midair. This essay shows how The Family of Man and its mode...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to a conference held at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin in 2018; and disturbs Emmanuel Macron's 2017 speech at the University of Ouagadougou and the 2018 French presidential report on restitution. It shows how provenance exhibits epistemicide as it restitutes “looted” art to colonial beneficiaries, and how...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 21–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sharon Marcus How have social media changed celebrity and fandom? Using the case study of Marina Abramović, whose 2010 live performance at the Museum of Modern Art catapulted her into celebrity, “Celebrity 2.0” presents four theses about celebrity in order to identify which features of modern...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... might expect members of the post-Soviet Russian intelligentsia to unanimously back the accused artists and thus to adhere to semiotic ideologies similar to those of their Euro-American counterparts confronting, for example, the Brooklyn Museum’s Sensation exhibit or the controversy around Andres...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Figure 2 A full house at the second Palo Alto Repair Café hosted by the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto, California, on February 24, 2013. Photograph by Peter Mui ...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 403–431.
Published: 01 May 1995
... like to thank anonymous reviewers and the editorial staff at Public Culture for their comments. Literature Cited Ames , Michael . 1991 . “Biculturalism in Exhibits.” Museum Anthropology 15 ( 2 ): 7 -15. Anderson , Benedict . 1991 . Imagined Communities: Reflections...