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Posts from the ‘Madrid’ Category

Registrar’s Postcard: Prado Museum, Spain

I went Easter egg hunting at the Prado Museum during my flying visit last month. Artist Miguel Angel Blanco has placed objects from Spanish scientific collections alongside major artworks. Read more

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Inside the Display Case or History Underground

I once overheard a curators conversation on a Sydney train. As we passed under the city, through Museum station, they explained the location of a bricked up tunnel once leading to the old Sydney department store, Mark Foy’s.

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Reacting to Objects: Mindfulness, Tech and Emotion

There’s been a lot of discussion about mindful looking and unplugging in museums of late. By pure coincidence, I’ve been thinking about looking at objects while traveling over the last 2 months, developing an understanding of how mindfulness and technology work together for me to connect emotionally with museum objects.

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