The Artful Eye – memory reframed

pg 103 – The changing views of visitors also play a major role in shifting exhibition practises. As mieke Bal has argued, while earlier exhibition practices were designed to instruct and entertain the visitors the past few decades … the creation of something like gesammtkunstwerk of a specifically designed combination of artistic objects, sometimes with the building and the spaces therein as active participants.

pg 105 [quote from Oren Baruch Stier ] “structurally similar to the way of the holy – the sacred. … That is, the ways people speak of , react to, and create in response to the holocaust – with reverence , with awe, with humility – is as if they are confronted with a sacred mystery” [stier holocaust icons p 216]

 

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