Last month, I wrote a piece called “On residual (institutional) self image” for the company blog. It tried to poke at a disconnect I keep
Acknowledging the present crisis I’ve been wondering what the future of museum work might look like. As the world starts to hesitantly open up again,
The previous post, “Where to now, friends?” was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever written for public consumption. It needed to come out, but that
Happy Leap Day! I’ve had a bunch of conversations lately that are all converging around the intersection of reflection and learning. I had a meeting
Imagine a typical museum visitor in the act of “being engaged” by something at the museum. What are they doing? Thinking? Feeling? Can you describe what that “engagement” looks like? How can you know that visitor is engaged as opposed to confused or looking at their email? Is engagement like pornography; hard to define but you know it when you see it? I don’t think so.
My chapter from “the Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites” by Hannah Lewi, Wally Smith, Dirk vom Lehn, and Steven Cooke