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What Are Exhibitions For? An Anthropological Approach

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What Are Exhibitions For? An Anthropological Approach by Inge Daniels
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Why do people go to exhibitions, and what do they hope to gain from the experience? What would happen if people are encouraged to move freely through exhibition spaces, take photographs and be playful? In this book, Inge Daniels explores what might happen if people and objects were freed from the regulations currently associated with going to an exhibition. Traditional understandings of exhibitions place the viewers in a one-way communication form, where the exhibition and those behind its creation inform their audiences. However, motivations behind exhibitions going are multiple and complex and frequently the intentions of curators do not match the expectations of their visitors. Based on an in-depth ethnographic examination of the processes involved in the making and reception of one particular exhibition experiment as well as a study that follows 'freed' objects into their new homes, this publication will shed light on what exhibitions are but also what they could become in the future. Featuring over 175 colour illustrations and using practical examples, this will be essential reading for students and scholars of anthropology, museum studies, photography, design and architecture.

Author Biography

Inge Daniels is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford, UK.
Release date NZ
January 24th, 2019
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
175 colour illus
Imprint
Bloomsbury Academic
Pages
256
ISBN-13
9781350065352
Product ID
28145129

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