You Can't Do That in Museums!

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At ASTC 2008, Nina Simon, Eric Siegel, Kathy McLean, and Tom Rockwell presented these provocations in a session intended to explore self-censorship in the creation of museum exhibitions (with a focus on science and technology centers).

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You Can't Do That in Museums!

  1. 1. YOU CAN’T DO THAT IN MUSEUMS! So don’t even think about it, jerk. Featuring Kathy McLean, Tom Rockwell, Eric Siegel, and Nina Simon
  2. 2. Image credit: Dimitry van den Berg
  3. 3. RELIGION POLITICS SATIRE SUBJECTIVITY SEX Image credits: Curtis Perry, Dana Logan, Niall Blackburn
  4. 4. OUR PLAN share provocative examples on the topics we’ve identified throw it out to you for your thoughts and connections hold a participatory discussion while Tom and Kathy draw as quickly as possible
  5. 5. FINDING RELIGION
  6. 6. GETTING POLITICAL
  7. 7. MODERN FUNNY
  8. 8. Image credit: infinite_pi
  9. 9. EMBRACING SUBJECTIVITY
  10. 10. THIS IS NOT A DNA MOLECULE.
  11. 11. “I am not an abstract painter. I am not interested in the relationship between form and color. The only thing I care about is the expression of man's basic emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, destiny.” Mark Rothko
  12. 12. SEX
  13. 13. RELIGION POLITICS SATIRE SUBJECTIVITY SEX
  14. 14. WHY?
  15. 15. If you want to follow up with us... Kathy McLean - kmclean@ind-x.org Tom Rockwell - trockwell@exploratorium.edu Eric Siegel - esiegel@nyscience.org Nina Simon - nina@museumtwo.com slides will be posted on www.museumtwo.com next week

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