Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

You are heredialogue

dialogue


One-to-one: supporting artist-visitor dialogue

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kiosk
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website
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dialogue
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video
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artist
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twitter
Abstract: 

Artists have been using the Internet since the early days of the Web, but no-one has done anything quite like Chinese artist Ai Weiwei who uses technology, Twitter in particular, as a way of sharing his artistic and political life with people all around the world. 

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Paper - in formal session

Taking the Museum to the Streets

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User-involvement
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urban identity
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multi-touch
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cultural heritage
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democracy
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dialogue
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interactive
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In a digitalised and globalised world, what are the challenges the museum faces when users increasingly experience knowledge as something created through blogs, wikis and other social platforms?

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Mini-Workshop - teaches something or explores approaches