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Seven Months, “Why Asia ?”

Mark teaching Art in Ho Chi Minh City I am often asked “why would you go and spend seven months in Asia?” As the middle class of China and India develop there will be a demand for cultural institutions. On my trip I visited over 100 museums (still need to …

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Crowdsourcing design: what will this mean for museums?

Reprinted fromSocial Media and Cultural Communication: http://nlablog.wordpress.com/2009/07/17/crowdsourcing-design-what-will-this-mean-for-museums/ “Across the online environment, there is growing engagement with user-generated content which impacts on designers as they move from sole author and producer to facilitators of the design process. User-driven and open innovation models of collaboration are impacting on the design and development …

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Museum of the 21st Century

Great post! Reprinted from Social Media and Cultural Communication: http://nlablog.wordpress.com/2009/07/08/the-museum-of-the-21st-century/ “LSE Arts and Thames and Hudson 60th anniversay discussion The Museum of the 21st Century Tuesday 7th July 2009 There was quite a buzz at the London School of Economics. The auditorium was packed; close to 500 people to hear …

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