Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, by Dr Kidd Jenny

By Dr Kidd Jenny

The museum this present day faces complicated questions of definition, illustration, ethics, aspiration and fiscal survival. along this we see burgeoning use of an array of latest media together with more and more dynamic internet portals and content material, electronic documents, social networks, blogs and on-line video games. on the middle of this are adjustments to the belief of ‘visitor’ and ‘audience’ and their participation and illustration within the new cultural sphere. This insightful ebook unpacks a couple of contradictions that aid to border and articulate electronic media paintings within the museum and questions what constitutes real participation. in line with unique empirical learn and a variety of case reports the writer explores questions on the museum as media from a couple of diversified disciplines and indicates that throughout museums and the research of them, the cultural common sense is changing.

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