Fwd: Museums Journal - Small 2017

Fwd: Museums Journal

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How do museums respond to the urgency of the moment? In what ways can they be critically transformed to foster social justice work? Fwd: Museums, an inclusive, cross-disciplinary journal, shares interventions, experiments, and community dialogues within and outside of museums. Our contributors reexamine, critique, and challenge museums as socially responsive spaces. In our second issue, themed "small," you will find artwork, essays, poetry, and other creative forms that explore topics such as: Small alternative exhibition spaces; Marginalized identities challenging dominant structures; Impacts of small objects in and outside of museums; Unique possibilities, challenges, and contexts offered by small museums and exhibitions; Perspectives of museum workers in "small" positions; Smallness and consumability. Now it's your turn. We're looking Fwd to continuing the conversation. Edited by Sarita Hernández and Therese Quinn.
ISBN:9780980230079
Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.5 x 9.6", 200 pages
Materials: Ink on paper

 

Fwd: Museums Journal
(University Village)

Fwd: Museums strives to create a space for challenging, critiquing, and providing alternative modes of thinking and production within and outside of museums.​ It is produced and edited annually by graduate students from the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Museum and Exhibition Studies Program and published by Chicago-based StepSister Press.