The Resource Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations, edited by Sandra H. Dudley

Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations, edited by Sandra H. Dudley

Label
Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations
Title
Museum materialities
Title remainder
objects, engagements, interpretations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sandra H. Dudley
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an innovative interdisciplinary book about objects and people within museums and galleries. It addresses fundamental issues of human sensory, emotional and aesthetic experience of objects. The chapters explore ways and contexts in which things and people mutually interact, and raise questions about how objects carry meaning and feeling, the distinctions between objects and persons, particular qualities of the museum as context for person-object engagements, and the active and embodied role of the museum visitor. Museum Materialities is divided into three secti
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
069.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM7
LC item number
.M8723 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations, edited by Sandra H. Dudley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Museum materialities : objects, sense and feeling / Sandra H. Dudley -- Photographs and history : emotion and materiality / Elizabeth Edwards -- Remembering the dead by affecting the living : the case of a miniature model of Treblinka / Andrea Witcomb -- Touching the Buddha : encounters with a charismatic object / Christopher Wingfield -- Contemporary art : an immaterial practice? / Helen Pheby -- The eyes have it : eye movements and the debatable differences between original objects and reproductions / Helen Saunderson, Alice Cruickshank and Eugene McSorley -- Experiencing materiality in the museum : artefacts re-made / Alexander Stevenson -- Virginia Woolf's glasses : material encounters in the literary/artistic house museum / Nuala Hancock -- When ethnographies enter art galleries / Lydia Nakashima Degarrod -- Engaging the material world : object knowledge and Australian journeys / Kirsten Wehner and Martha Sear -- Watch your step : embodiment and encounter at Tate Modern / Helen Rees Leahy -- Reconsidering digital surrogates : toward a viewer-orientated model of the gallery experience / Bradley L. Taylor -- Dancing pot and pregnant jar? : on ceramics, metaphors and creative labels / Wing Yan Vivian Ting -- Myth, memory and the senses in the Churchill Museum / Sheila Watson -- Dreams and wishes : the multi-sensory museum space / Viv Golding -- Making meaning beyond display / Chris Dorsett -- Authenticity and object relations in contemporary performance art / Klare Scarborough -- Afterword / Howard Morphy
Control code
ocn861692600
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136616556
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35355529
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861692600
  • pebco0203523016

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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