luni, 20 octombrie 2008

La ce bun o expozitie?

De pe H-Museum... o conferinta la care mi-ar fi placut sa pot merge. E organizata de Max Planck Research Network History of Scientific Objects si Deutsches Museum. Are loc la Munchen, 27/28 November, 2008
Organizatorii sunt Helmuth Trischler, Christian Sichau, Susanne
Pickert; Deutsches Museum.
Sa vedem ce spun ei:  No exhibition without scholarship: Object based studies and the exploration of the cultural context of the object are prerequisites for the intelligible
showing. However, exhibitions do more than merely visualize the results of
research. They have the potential of stimulating scholarship and generating
knowledge by posing new research questions.

How can researchers take advantage of this opportunity? In which way can
scholarly arguments be translated into spatial arrangement and at the same
time kept serviceable for reading and citing by later recipients? What might
the results of the scholarly examination of an exhibition look like?
Unlike for printed texts, the traditional publication media of scholarship,
common standards of terminology and argumentation for exhibitions have yet
to emerge. What exactly is the role of the objects on display? Recent
history of science and technology has intensively interrogated the epistemic
quality of these material sources of research.
Yet how do the objects unfold their properties in being staged for
exhibition purposes?The conference will bring together exhibition makers, museum experts, designers, artists, experts in cultural studies and historians of science and technology to engage in a discussion about their experiences and expectations regarding the exhibition as product and generator of scholarship.
Conference talks will be given in English. If you would like to attend,
please send a short e-mail to Susanne Pickert,  s.pickert@deutsches-museum.de

(Selectez cateva titluri de prezentari din program):

I: What is this thing called exhibition? Reflections on object, text and space:Helmuth Trischler, Christian Sichau, Susanne Pickert(Munich) 
Ulrich Raulff (Marbach)
Old answers, new questions: What do exhibitions really produce?
Jochen Brüning (Berlin)
Exhibitions vs. publications. On scientific achievements and their
evaluation
Martha Fleming (Copenhagen/London)
Thinking through objects

II: Stories on display. What and how do we see in exhibitions?
Uwe W. Brückner (Stuttgart): Scenography – opera as model for integrative design
Stefan Iglhaut (Berlin):Story telling and scenography: Strategies of science communication in
exhibitions

III: History of science, objects, exhibitions: Interrelations, transitions,
transformations
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (Berlin)
Making visible. Visualization in the sciences – and in exhibitions?
Ulrich Großmann (Nuremberg)
The Challenge of Objects - CIHA Congress 2012. The object in the focus of
arthistorical studies
Thomas Söderqvist (Copenhagen)
Do things talk?

IV: More than history of science?! Exhibitions, research, and the public
Volker Mosbrugger (Frankfurt/M.)
Natural history research and exhibitions – a hermeneutical cycle
Robert Bud (London)
Power, belief and trust: a context for scholarly priorities in the history
of science
Ad Maas (Leiden)
Tearing down the altar. A new view of displaying scientific instruments in
Museum Boerhaave

V: Making exhibitions: Concepts, constraints, critiques
Jürgen Renn (Berlin)
Exhibitions as history of science in action
Walter Hauser (Munich)
Artefacts, visuals and topography as evidence: Working on an exhibition on
nano- and biotechnology
Thomas Schnalke (Berlin)
Arguing with objects. The exhibition as a scientific format of publication



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