Chapter 18. New Media

  1. Sharon Macdonald
  1. Michelle Henning

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch18

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

How to Cite

Henning, M. (2006) New Media, in A Companion to Museum Studies (ed S. Macdonald), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108393

Online ISBN: 9780470996836

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Keywords:

  • media;
  • information devices;
  • installation art;
  • historicizing;
  • museums

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historicizing New Media

  • Museums as Media

  • Comparing New Media and Museums

  • Remediating the Museum

  • Interactivity and Immediacy

  • Power Plays, Commerce, and Media Magic

  • New Media and the Return to Curiosity