Elastic Museum

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

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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

On The Other Side Of An Experiment

Local gallery for emerging projects, Southern  Exposure (SF) and one-time partner-in-crime, Machine Project (LA) are in the midst of a grand experiment. They have created 20 continuous days of events in 20 homes in San […]

Jun, 19

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

The Elastic Manfesto or Why Museums are Ripe for Experimental Projects

As most know, last week at #aam2012 a panel I put together presented an “Elastic Manifesto.” It was created to inspire, ground in reality and support museums and artists interested in experimental projects, and make […]

May, 04

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

Recommended Reading: The Hammer Report

I’m putting together a recommended reading  list for a project. At the top is the newly released ” HAMMER REPORT” out of Machine Project. This is a tome of projects and lessons learned during their […]

Feb, 23

Minimalist Art and a Pizza

“Minimalists hated animals”. Who knew? In this short, artist Michael O’Malley developed a brilliant vehicle for teaching art involving foreigners, fabrication and a field via the Walker Arts Center’s Open Field program. If you can […]

Dec, 10

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