Elastic Museum

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

Conferences

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

Open Engagement and the Museum

Last month I attended Open Engagement, an informal conference on social practice art (or Socially Engaged Art) that is produced by Portland State University’s Art and Social Practice MFA students. This was my 2nd time […]

Jul, 02

International Projects On Contemporary Art For Youth

In December I was invited to speak at Intensivdagarna 2012 (Intensive Days or the Global Exhibit Forum) in Sweden by the Riksutstallningar (Swedish Exhibition Agency). Riksutstallningar is Sweden’s think tank for exhibitions. With a history […]

Jan, 08

Part 1: Grounding Socially Engaged Art

I took copious notes at Open Engagement (it’s how I can remember anything). I thought I would attempt to distill them down into a few comics that I’ll be posting over the coming weeks. Here […]

Jul, 09

Intersection of the Arts

Our AAM 2012 panel team received some nice feedback from the those that attended (thank you). As I was considering whether or not to take the dive into a panel proposal for next year, I […]

Jul, 06

FYI: Experimental Museum Projects Presentation Posted

Finally it’s up on slideshare as promised. The whole enchilada including links to the supporting materials our panel developed: Experimental museumprojects aam2012 View more presentations from Maria Mortati Tweet

May, 25

Shine On A Creative Field With Us #AAM 2012

A large part of my work inside and outside of formal museums is playing with the notion of what makes an exhibit or a museum– often through socially engaging projects. It seemed to me that […]

Apr, 25

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