The Future of Museums and Technology - Panel Discussions

April 30 2020


Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Arts Newspaper and Factum Foundation have teamed up to organise a series of three panel discussions between 1 - 3 May 2020. The panels consist of some of the museum world's leading figures, and is entirely free to watch on YouTube at 17.00 BST (the video above will become live tomorrow).

The three discussions are as follows;

Friday 1st May: The Future of Museums, Exhibitions and the Objects They Display. (Chaired by Sir Charles Saumarez Smith CBE)

Saturday 2nd May: The Circulation of Objects: the Politics of Recording, Training, Preserving and Sharing. (Chaired by Simon Schaffer)

Sunday 3rd May: An Intimacy with the Physical World: New Technologies Generating New Knowledge. (Chaired by Sir Ian Blatchford)

The Factum Foundation have even made their recent publication The Aura in the Age of Digital Materiality; Rethinking Preservation in the Shadow of an Uncertain Future free to read online.


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