Tropenmuseum For a Change!: Present Between Past and Future?A Symposium Report

Tropenmuseum For a Change!: Present Between Past and Future?A Symposium Report

by Daan van Dartel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789460220388
Publisher: KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen)
Publication date: 03/28/2010
Series: Bulletins of the Royal Tropical Institute Series
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Daan van Dartel is a museum anthropologist specializing in historical collection research and the more general museum anthropological issues related to the public performance of museums.

Table of Contents

Foreword—Lejo Schenk
Introduction—Paul Faber and Daan van Dartel
Refurbishment: The Tropenmuseum for a Change—Susan Legêne
· Transnationalism
· Process and Product
· Past Exhibition Practices
· Who Speak for Whom?
· Regions and Themes
2) Revisiting the Tropenmuseum—Rhina Colunge
· Fifteen Years of Change
· Lack of Continuity and Some Chaos in the Display
· Dichotomies: Them and Us; Past and Present; Art and Artifact
· Dialogue and the Joy of Making Connections
3) The Symposium: Statements and Discussions
A) Museum Discourse: Museum Policy—Paul Faber
· Statements
· Discussion
B) Social Discourse: Interaction Between Museum and Society—Alex van Stipriaan
· Statements
· Discussion
C) Collection Discourse: Contemporary Collecting—Mirjam Shatahawi
· Statements
· Discussion
D) Presentation Discourse: Public and Presentation—Paul Voogt
· Statements
· Discussion
4) Towards the Change: Summary of Thoughts—Daan van Dartel
· Role and Function
· (Re)presentation
· Addressing the Contemporary
· Recommendations
Media Coverage
List of Participants
About the Authors

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