Postcolonial Museum (BOK)

Iain Chambers

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This book examines how we can conceive of a 'postcolonial museum' in the contemporary epoch of mass migrations, the internet and digital technologies. The authors consider the museum space, practices and institutions in the light of repressed histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies, expression and cultures. Focusing on the transformation of museums as cultural spaces, rather than physical places, is to propose a living archive formed through creation, participation, production and innovation. The aim is to propose a critical assessment of the museum in the light of those transcultural and global migratory movements that challenge the historical and traditional frames of Occidental thought. This involves a search for new strategies and critical approaches in the fields of museum and heritage studies which will renew and extend understandings of European citizenship and result in an inevitable re-evaluation of the concept of 'modernity' in a so-called globalised and multicultural world.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Iain Chambers
Forlag
ASHGATE PUBLISHING
ISBN 9781472415677
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 636 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Alessandra De Angelis, Celeste Ianniciello, Iain Chambers, Mariangela Orabona, Michaela Quadraro Emner og form Museology & heritage studies

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