Elastic Museum

experiments with people and museums

This blog is written by Maria Mortati and was developed to share work and insights around experimental museum projects.

Video Short On Last Summer’s Fluxus Residency

A FluxField Research Residency

[originally posted on the Walker’s Field Lab blog] This past summer Sarah Schultz and the Open Field team invited me to come to the Walker and consider the movement Fluxus. This research-based residency encompassed three […]

Manifesto For A Field Lab

If you took a museum classroom and asked a couple of artists to rethink it as a residency space, what might they want? Another part of last summer’s work at the Walker was to do […]

Sep, 27

Recipe For A Fluxus Residency

What you will need: an invitation from Sarah Schultz and the Walker Art Center Open Field Team to consider Fluxus Ingredients: 9 cups of tea, 4 beers and many conversations around the inherent nature of […]

Aug, 27

Making Room for Participation in Education

As a group of us are on the eve of a session at the National Art Education Association conference “Making Room For Participation In The Changing Space Of Education,” it seems useful to revisit the […]

Mar, 30

Cats, Camp, & Workshops

I’ve been involved in a number of non-traditional efforts recently and not much posting bandwidth. Here, highlights of the summer. Parks and Rec In June I was invited to participate in the Headlands Center for […]

Nov, 25

Art Museum Exhibition Calendar

A lot of times I’m asked what’s showing at museums. I’ll have my head so deep in a project that I won’t know -other than the institution I’m working with. So I’m happy to see […]

Jul, 08

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