Curating a Tour of Maps – Maps @ Carleton

As spring was knocking on the door, Philomuseia got to design a walking tour of maps found throughout Carleton College campus. Taking on the role of a tour curator, I reflect on my liberties and difficulties in producing and communicating knowledge of maps at Carleton.

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Shanghai Museum: A History of the World in 100 Objects | 上海博物馆:大英博物馆百物展——浓缩的世界史

For me, seeing an exhibition is like conducting a dialogue with it: What do you want to tell me about world history? What sort of judgements did you make when designing every object? What are your assimptions behind conclusions? How am I supposed to reflect on my visiting experience?

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