Museum Work and Museum Problems

Event, in English, Farish Gallery, Rice University, 4 October, 6:30pm

Giovanna Borasi, CCA Chief Curator, presents a lecture at Rice University on how the role of the CCA as a museum has always been to problematize what it chooses to study. Architecture, as its main focus of research, is understood as greater than just a building. If architecture should not be removed from its broader context in which the economy, social issues, and environment play crucial roles, then what is the scope of an architecture exhibition today? If an exhibition is understood as a tool for research, as a way to analyze and experience a relevant issue of today, then how should it be framed? The talk will analyse these museum problems and the work of tackling them.


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