Mapping New Trajectories

Viviane Gosselin
Centre for the Study of Historical Consciousness, University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada

Ladda ner artikel

Ingår i: National museums in a global world. NaMu III; Department of culture studies and oriental languages; University of Oslo; Norway; 19-21 November 2007

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 31:11, s. 127-138

Visa mer +

Publicerad: 2008-07-16


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper offers a critical review of the exhibition Frontières produced in 2006 by the Musée des Confluences in Lyon; France. Using a post-structural framework; it compares the museum intent; the exhibition; and the public reception; in order to tease out questions of authoring; representation in the context of identity formation and global culture.


Inga nyckelord är tillgängliga


Allainé; Corinne (2006) La réception de l’exposition Frontières. Un retour des publics à partir des outils de mesure permanents : statistiques de fréquentation; cahier des visiteurs et sondage annuel. Musée des Confluences; Développement et stratégie; Evaluation; 48 p.

Ames; M. (1992). Cannibal tours and glass boxes: the anthropology of museums. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Arendt; H. (1968). Between past and future: eight exercises in political thought. New York: Penguin Books.

Bennett. T. (2006). Civic seeing: museum and the organization of vision. In S. Macdonald (ed.); A companion to museum studies (pp.263-281). Oxford; UK: Backwell.

Bennett; T. (2006). Exhibition; difference and the logic of culture in Museum Frictions: Public cultures/global transformations. London: Duke University.

Bennet; T. (1995). The birth of the museum: history; theory; politics. London: Routledge.

Bissoondath; N. (1993). A question of belonging: Multiculturalism and citizenship. In W. Kaplan (ed.); Belonging. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Bonnell; J.; Simon; R. I. (2007). Difficult exhibitions and intimate encounters; Museum and society; 5 (2) 65–85

Davallon; J. (1986). Claquemurer; pour ainsi dire; tout l’univers. Paris: Editions du Centre Georges-Pompidou.

Deloche; B. (2007). La nouvelle culture. Paris: L’Harmattan

Deleuze; G. & Guattari; F. (1994) What is philosophy? London: Verso

Ellsworth; E. (2005). Pedagogy’s Hinge. Places of learning: media; architecture; pedagody. New York: Routledge. Pp. 37–56

Hage; G. (1998). White Nation: Fantasies of White supremacy in a multicultural society. Annandale; NSW: Pluto Press.

Hein; H. (2000). The museum in transition; a philosophical perspective. Washington; DC: The Smithsonian Institute.

Hill Collins; P. (2000). It’s all in the family: Intersections of gender; race; and national in U. Narayan and S. Harding (eds.) (pp. 156-76).

centering the center: Philosophy for a multicultural; post-colonial; and feminist world. Bloomington; IN: University Press.

Hiller; B.; Tzortzi; K. (2006). Space syntax: the language of museum space. In S. Macdonald (ed.); A companion to museum studies (pp.282-301). Oxford; UK: Backwell.

Hooper-Greenhill; E. (2000). Museums and the interpretation of visual culture. London: Routledge.

Johnston; R. J.; Gregory; D.; Pratt; G.; & Watts; M. (eds.). (2000). The dictionary of human geography. Oxford; UK: Blackwell.

Karp; I. & Lavine; S. D. (eds.). (1991) Exhibiting cultures; the poetics and politics of museum display. Washington; DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Karp; I. & Kratz; C.; Szwaja; L.; Ybarra-Frausto; T. (eds.). (2006) Museum Frictions: Public cultures/global transformations. London: Duke University.

Krmpotich; C. & Anderson; D. (2005). Collaborative exhibitions and visitor reactions: the case of Nitsitapiinni: our way of life. Curator; 48 (3) 377–405

Le Départment du Rhone. (2006). Frontières- images de vies entre les lignes. Paris: Glénat.

Le Marec; J. (dir.); Synthèse de l’étude menée auprès des visiteurs de l’exposition Frontières; Laboratoire «Communication; Culture et Société»; Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines; Lyon; mai 2007.

MacDonald; S. (2003). Museums; national; postnational and transcultural identities. Museum. Museum & Society. 1(1) 1–16.

Mackey; E. (2002). The house of difference: cultural politics and national identity in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Rectanus; M. W. (2006). Globalization: incorporating the museum. In S. Macdonald (ed.); A companion to museum studies (pp.383–397). Oxford; UK: Backwell.
Roberts; L. C. (1997). From knowledge to narrative. Washington: Smithsonian Institute.

Schiele; B. (ed.). (2002). Patrimoines et identités. Québec: Editions Multimondes.

Seixas; P. (1996). Conceptualizing the growth of historical understanding. In D. Olson & N. Torrance (eds.); Handbook of education and human development: New models of learning; teaching and schooling (pp. 765–783). Oxford: Blackwell.

Shelton; A. (2001). Museum in age of cultural hybridity. Folk. 43. pp.221–249.

Willinsky; J. (1998). Learning to divide the world: Education at Empire’s end. Minneapolis; MN: University of Minneapolis Press.

Citeringar i Crossref