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

By Dr Kidd Jenny

The museum this day faces complicated questions of definition, illustration, ethics, aspiration and financial survival. along this we see burgeoning use of an array of recent media together with more and more dynamic net portals and content material, electronic records, social networks, blogs and on-line video games. on the center of this are adjustments to the assumption of ‘visitor’ and ‘audience’ and their participation and illustration within the new cultural sphere. This insightful publication unpacks a couple of contradictions that aid to border and articulate electronic media paintings within the museum and questions what constitutes real participation. in accordance with unique empirical examine and a number case reviews the writer explores questions about the museum as media from a few various disciplines and indicates that throughout museums and the examine of them, the cultural common sense is changing.

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