There, where cultures interact. The Musée du Quai Branly in Paris ABSTRACT: Nardi In June 2006, the opening of the the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris initiated a debate on some of museums cultural mediation key issues. From a content point of view, it once again proposes the delicate topic of the so called non European other cultures, and compels a reflection on the mainly colonial origin of the collections, on the relationship between ethnology, anthropology on the one hand and history of art on the other. From a media point of view, it reaffirms the lively interest that the institution of a new museum gives rise to, particularly when the box has been wrapped in such an extraordinary way. The impact on the public is related to the museum and museographic aspects of its cultural mediation role: paper documentation and use of new technology. This paper thoroughly explores the above points regarding the Musée du Quai Branly. Keywords Museum, public, cultural mediation, ethnology, anthropology.)" />
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"Là dove dialogano le culture".Il Musée du Quai Branly a Parigi
Journal Title: CADMO 
Author/s: Emma Nardi 
Year:  2008 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  14 Pg. 5-18 FullText PDF:  101 KB

There, where cultures interact. The Musée du Quai Branly in Paris ABSTRACT: Nardi In June 2006, the opening of the the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris initiated a debate on some of museums cultural mediation key issues. From a content point of view, it once again proposes the delicate topic of the so called non European other cultures, and compels a reflection on the mainly colonial origin of the collections, on the relationship between ethnology, anthropology on the one hand and history of art on the other. From a media point of view, it reaffirms the lively interest that the institution of a new museum gives rise to, particularly when the box has been wrapped in such an extraordinary way. The impact on the public is related to the museum and museographic aspects of its cultural mediation role: paper documentation and use of new technology. This paper thoroughly explores the above points regarding the Musée du Quai Branly. Keywords Museum, public, cultural mediation, ethnology, anthropology.

Emma Nardi, in "CADMO" 1/2008, pp. 5-18, DOI:

   

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