Museum studies and institutional critique

Museum studies, institutional critique: Organised thoughts on specific institution/s based on academic texts, data and conferences with an objective manner and political perspective

Brief History of the Museum Development in Taiwan 

Brief History of the Museum Development in Taiwan     There are three main periods to analyze museum development in Taiwan.  1895-1945   Taiwan was under colonization of Japan hence the concept of ‘museum’ inherited by the force of colonial power. Meanwhile, in...

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Multiculturalism and museums

Multiculturalism And Museums  (Response To * Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Multiculturalism And Museums: Discourse About Others In The Age Of Globalisation And  To ** Walsh, K., The Representation Of The Past: Chapter 5 Simulating The Past)  Keywords: cultural colonialism/...

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Critical Remarks On Museuminsel And Nationalism​

Critical remarks on Museuminsel and problems of nationalism Keywords: nationalism/ national identity/ world war I and II / emperial history/ art politics Museuminsel locates in Berlin-Mitte, which is a theme-oriented museum cluster. The museums are strongly tied with...

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Post apartheid museology and museum definition

Post apartheid museology and museum definition Cape Town Six District: Deconstruction of an apartheid suburban area to the memorial cultural district Keywords: collective memory/ post-apartheid history/ history writing in memory space Basic history line of Cape Town...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi, New Museum Definition and Branding

Louvre Abu Dhabi and Branding Keywords: cultural colonialism/ mega museums/ starchitects/ cultural identity/ historical loss “The island offers a harsh landscape, tempered by its meeting with the channel, a striking image of the aridity of the earth versus the...

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Art in UAE – Critical remarks on Art Institutions

Critical remarks on Art Institutions in the UAE Keywords: cultural colonialism/ mega museums/ starchitects/ cultural identity/ historical loss The article is intended to unfold the dialogue between national initiatives and architects and how it affects planning...

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Museum Definition

The New Museum Definitions and Social Justice What is a museum? What is a museum? Before starting a museum discussion, let’s give a brief explanation about their role. The museum phenomena have been centered on debates in many layers, their architecture, their...

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