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No Canvas, No Rules, Francisca B. Ugalde 2022 University of Akron

No Canvas, No Rules, Francisca B. Ugalde

Proceedings from the Document Academy

This presentation activity is a creative exploration of the concept of DIS-EASE, as in the absence of ease, uneasiness, or discomfort.

Conceptually, I am exploring DIS-EASE in three ways:

  1. As you can see, I am painting directly onto the gallery wall. As the keeper of these galleries, I can assure you that this is a big no-no. I mean how dare anyone disturb these pristine surfaces?! The rationale behind my discomfort is rooted in the idea that the gallery is a sacred space, and that these walls ought to be kept pristine so that the objects displayed against them …


Artificial Intelligence And The Preservation Of Historic Documents, Gaute Barlindhaug 2022 University of Tromsø

Artificial Intelligence And The Preservation Of Historic Documents, Gaute Barlindhaug

Proceedings from the Document Academy

In recent decades, digitization has been presented as an important strategy both for the preservation of historic documents and for giving increased access for researchers to such materials. In the Norwegian context, this has not only implied the digitization of printed matter but also the digitization of audiovisual material like photography and analog tape recordings. From a technical perspective, there are of cause difficulties in digitizing such a variety of material when considering the diversity of media formats dating back to the nineteenth century. However, from the archival community criticism has been raised not only about the quality of the …


The Rehabilitation Of Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills: A Case For A Unique Public-History Site And Open-Air Museum, Nina Elsas 2022 Kennesaw State University

The Rehabilitation Of Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills: A Case For A Unique Public-History Site And Open-Air Museum, Nina Elsas

Master of Arts in Art and Design Theses

By the 1990s, Atlanta's historic Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills (The Mill) had fallen into extreme disrepair. After operations ceased, the 19th-century factory suffered from years of neglect, forcing the decision to either demolish or rehabilitate its industrial structures. Fortunately, a choice was made to convert the majority of Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills’ buildings into residential lofts, despite the significant financial risk. The research related to this study aims to address whether the successfully renovated Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills could identify as an open-air museum.

Answers to this question were obtained from Primary Sources (such as interviews and …


An Imaginary* Interview With A Philippines Collections Museum Donor, Camille Ungco 2022 University of Washington - Seattle Campus

An Imaginary* Interview With A Philippines Collections Museum Donor, Camille Ungco

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

Ontological distance is the dehumanization that emerges from uninterrogated coloniality between colonized subjects and the oppressive systems. This distancing has occurred in the histories of U.S. teachers both domestic-based and abroad, especially in Southeast Asia. In Steinbock-Pratt’s (2019) historiography on the relationships between early 1900s U.S. teachers and their Filipinx students, ontological distance was “The crux of the colonial relationship was intimacy marked by closeness without understanding, suasion backed by violence, and affection bounded by white and American supremacy” (Steinbock-Pratt, 2019, p. 214). This dehumanizing psychological or ontological distance existed during U.S. colonial regimes abroad, specifically in Southeast Asia and …


Geographical And Attendance Impact On Financial Sustainability At The Field Museum In Chicago, Il, Clara Barbier 2022 Northern Illinois University

Geographical And Attendance Impact On Financial Sustainability At The Field Museum In Chicago, Il, Clara Barbier

Student Capstone Projects

This study focuses on the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, and analyzes how the geographical location of the museum and the rate of attendance impacts the museum’s financial health and sustainability. This study utilizes three sources of data: annual reports to donors, yearly financial audits, and a primary data source via a survey response from an employee of the finance department at the Field Museum. The data collected was analyzed qualitatively using three categories that aligned with the research question: location, attendance, and finances. These three categories, and the use of Excel and its equation functions, allowed …


Ana Vizcarra Rankin: Reimagining Maps As A Method Of Decolonization, Jessica Baker 2022 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Ana Vizcarra Rankin: Reimagining Maps As A Method Of Decolonization, Jessica Baker

WCU Museum in the News

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West Chester University: Philadelphia Spotlighted In Exhibition, Bill Rettew 2022 Daily Local News

West Chester University: Philadelphia Spotlighted In Exhibition, Bill Rettew

WCU Museum in the News

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Exhibition Interpretation And The Visitor Experience, Theresa Ryan 2022 Technological University Dublin

Exhibition Interpretation And The Visitor Experience, Theresa Ryan

Case Studies

This case study explores the techniques used to interpret a commemorative exhibition staged in Dublin city library between the 14th of August and the 31st of October, 2019. The case discusses the way in which multiple media were employed to communicate the exhibition narrative to visitors, and how this resulted in very emotive, personal and meaningful visitor experiences. Through the use of a range of audio-visuals, original images, text, memorabilia and guided tours, the exhibition provided a multi-sensory experience, that engaged different cohorts of visitors with the collections, information and ideas on display. They provided a powerful means of …


The Museum As Object Of Display: Experiencing The Ashmolean, Jack Z. Chen 2022 University of Oxford

The Museum As Object Of Display: Experiencing The Ashmolean, Jack Z. Chen

Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History

Conventionally, museums are most often considered as a series of objects displayed, but I argue that the museum itself should be seen, first and foremost, as the object on display. The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, built at the high tide of British Imperialism, is a very interesting case study. Interested in its engagement with its own past, I do not seek to investigate the actions it takes as an institution, for instance, as regards to the politics of repatriation. Instead, I want to explore the whole experience it facilitates as an object in its own right.

This experience begins with …


Information About The School Of Art And Design At Wvu, 2022 West Virginia University

Information About The School Of Art And Design At Wvu

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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An Introduction To Plastic Sheet Working, Griffin Nordstrom 2022 West Virginia University

An Introduction To Plastic Sheet Working, Griffin Nordstrom

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Forman Analysis Of Caged In The Circus Of Civilization, Riley Red Klug 2022 West Virginia University

Forman Analysis Of Caged In The Circus Of Civilization, Riley Red Klug

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Catholicism And Commercialism: The Many Aspects Of Andy Warhol's Life, Payton Brown 2022 West Virginia University

Catholicism And Commercialism: The Many Aspects Of Andy Warhol's Life, Payton Brown

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Iridescent Skies, Joanna Rose Jacinto 2022 West Virginia University

Iridescent Skies, Joanna Rose Jacinto

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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The Fountain Of Venus By Francois Boucher, Rebekah Gooding 2022 West Virginia University

The Fountain Of Venus By Francois Boucher, Rebekah Gooding

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Artist Statement, Payton Brown 2022 West Virginia University

Artist Statement, Payton Brown

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Foreword, Rebekah Gooding 2022 West Virginia University

Foreword, Rebekah Gooding

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Table Of Contents, 2022 West Virginia University

Table Of Contents

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Publication Information, 2022 West Virginia University

Publication Information

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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Title Page, 2022 West Virginia University

Title Page

Clio: WVU Art History Research Journal

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