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: Participatory Gallery at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Another in a series of short videos, this one captures the Big Table Gallery at the Baltimore Museum of Art. You can also see a presentation of this work from the American Education Research Association […]

Video Short: Last Summer’s Fluxus Residency

I have been putting together a series of videos on projects over the last few years. In projects that are temporary and participatory, it’s essential that there is some video documentation. For the museum, they’ll […]

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 […]

Oct, 06

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

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