– Visitor engagement, participation, ‘gamification’ and the experience economy. A polemic from The New York Times’ Judith H. Dobrzynski: High Culture Goes Hands-On. – Growing fury over the prevalence of unpaid internship positions in galleries and museums, from Museums Association. See also: organizations Internaware.org, Art But Fair, and Interns Anonymous, recent articles: Unpaid Interns Fight Back, Hyperallergic, The Manifesto for […]

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To start off the new month (and I promise none of these will lead you to a silly April Fool’s joke) I thought I’d provide a little “pick ‘n mix” of what I’ve browsed lately that is of interest to curators: Hanne Mugaas and Cory Arcangel have compiled (curated!) a very interesting list of art videos on YouTube, as part […]

Dear readers, I hope everyone had a restorative and happy holidays. I’m still easing myself into the new year, and so will make the first entry for 2007 on this blog a lighthearted one. I propose getting back into (a certain sort) of curatorial headspace by downloading “Curator Defense“, a game by David Howe. (It appears to be for PC […]

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Seth Godin is a marketing guru who has published numerous books and has an excellent blog. I’m not a marketer nor a businessperson with a product to sell, but I read his blog anyways because I find the underlying psychology of marketing to be quite interesting. In the end, it’s all about how people relate to people, a topic that […]