Letting go? : sharing historical authority in a user-generated world / edited by Bill Adair, Benjamin Filene, and Laura Koloski.

Title: 
Letting go? : sharing historical authority in a user-generated world / edited by Bill Adair, Benjamin Filene, and Laura Koloski.

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Publisher: 
Philadelphia, PA : Pew Center for Arts & Heritage ; Walnut Creek, CA : Distributed by Left Coast Press, c2011.
Description: 
335 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Other Authors: 
Adair, Bill.
Filene, Benjamin.
Koloski, Laura.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142051
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
D16.163.L48 2011z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Thought pieces, case studies, and conversations explore the implications of letting audiences create--not just receive--historical content.
"Celestial garden/invisible sky" by Winifred Lutz (p. 277).
Contents: 
Virtually breaking down : authority and the web. Participatory design and the future of museums / Nina Simon ; Where are the best stories? Where is my story? : participation and curation in a new media age / Steve Zeitlin ; Online dialogue and cultural practice : a conversation / Matthew Fisher and Bill Adair ; Get real! : the role of objects in the digital age / Matthew MacArthur --
Throwing open the doors : communities as curators. Whose questions, whose conversations? / Kathleen McLean ; The "dialogic museum" revisited : a collaborative reflection / John Kuo Wei Tchen and Liz Ševčenko ; Moving pictures : Minnesota's most rewarding film competition / Randal Dietrich, Tom Drube, Matt Ehling ; Community as curator : a case study at the Brooklyn Historical Society / Deborah Schwartz and Bill Adair --
Hearing voices : sharing authority through oral history. From A shared authority to the digital kitchen, and back / Michael Frisch ; Make yourself at home : welcoming voices in Open house: if these walls could talk / Benjamin Filene ; The black bottom : making community-based performance in West Philadelphia / Billy Yalowitz ; Listening intently : can StoryCorps teach museums how to win the hearts of new audiences? / Benjamin Filene --
The question of evaluation : understanding the visitors' response. Public curation : from trend to research-based practice / Tom Satwicz and Kris Morrissey --
Constructing perspectives : artists and historical authority. Peering behind the curtain : artists and questioning historical authority / Melissa Rachleff ; Mining the museum revisited : a conversation / Fred Wilson, Paula Marincola, and Marjorie Schwarzer ; "The fever dream of the amateur historian" : Ben Katchor's The Rosenbach Company: a tragicomedy / Melissa Rachleff ; Embracing the unexpected : artists in residence at the American Philosophical Society Museum / Laura Koloski ; Sanford and sun / Otabenga Jones ; A London travelogue : visiting Dennis Severs' house / Mary Teeling.
ISBN: 
0983480303 (pbk.)
9780983480303 (pbk.)
1611327903 (electronic)
9781611327908 (electronic)