Museums and the Web ASIA 2012The inaugural conference of Museums and the Web in AsiaWe want it all and we want it now!Dr. ...
We want it all and we want it now!Anyone who walks around with a smartphone, or tablet at hands’ reach expects the world t...
We want it all and we want it now!So – lets say that we do manage to meet this demand – what is lost in the process?Lets l...
Loss of the aura (Walter Benjamin)
Loss of lossiness                                                                                          (serving qualit...
Loss of authority
+           BEING RESPONSIVE              -      +                      Authoritative       AuthoritarianBEING IN CHARGE  ...
The authority of the brand
VIAF: The Virtual International Authority FileVIAF, implemented and hosted by OCLC, is ajoint project of several national ...
Of course … its complicated ….                                 Dr. Susan Hazan                                 susan.hazan...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

We want it all and we want it now!

285
-1

Published on

Anyone who walks around with a smartphone, or tablet at hands’ reach expects the world to appear straight in the palm of their hand. And, not only do they expect it to arrive looking great on their screen, they are not going to wait for any spinning icon to tap out lost time – they want it now!

http://mwa2012.museumsandtheweb.com/susan-hazan/

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
285
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

We want it all and we want it now!

  1. 1. Museums and the Web ASIA 2012The inaugural conference of Museums and the Web in AsiaWe want it all and we want it now!Dr. Susan HazanCurator of New MediaThe Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  2. 2. We want it all and we want it now!Anyone who walks around with a smartphone, or tablet at hands’ reach expects the world toappear straight in the palm of their hand. And, not only do they expect it to arrive looking great ontheir screen, they are not going to wait for any spinning icon to tap out lost time – they want itnow!How on earth can a museum keep up with this frantic publishing demand when the traditionalmuseum is set for collecting/ curating/ and conserving mode; not practices that move – on a goodday – more than at a respectful snails pace.There seems to be a built in oxymoron here - a true contradiction of modes between traditionmuseum practice and the demands of a public that Tweet, Share and Like their lives; shuntingeverything to and fro around them.
  3. 3. We want it all and we want it now!So – lets say that we do manage to meet this demand – what is lost in the process?Lets look at the potential loss here and thinking about what we are supposed to be doing as curators …• Loss of the aura (Walter Benjamin)• Loss of lossiness (serving quality on the fly)• Loss of authority
  4. 4. Loss of the aura (Walter Benjamin)
  5. 5. Loss of lossiness (serving quality on the fly)Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp1887, Blainville, France - 1968, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France 1887, Blainville, France - 1968, Neuilly-sur-Seine, FranceL.H.O.O.Q. Picabias Mona Lisa1919/1964 Pencil and collage on paper: photocopy from "391" (Paris)Rectified Readymade: pencil on reproduction, 30 x 23 cm No.12 (March 1920) , 35 x 25 cmThe Vera and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art in the Israel Museum The Vera and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art in the Israel Museum© ADAGP, Paris, 2007 © ADAGP, Paris
  6. 6. Loss of authority
  7. 7. + BEING RESPONSIVE - + Authoritative AuthoritarianBEING IN CHARGE Indulgent Neglectful - PARENTING STYLES Baumrind 1971
  8. 8. The authority of the brand
  9. 9. VIAF: The Virtual International Authority FileVIAF, implemented and hosted by OCLC, is ajoint project of several national libraries plusselected regional and trans-national libraryagencies.The projects goal is to lower the cost andincrease the utility of library authority files bymatching and linking widely-used authorityfiles and making that information available onthe Web.
  10. 10. Of course … its complicated …. Dr. Susan Hazan susan.hazan@gmail.com
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×