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The Museum as a Cinematic Space: The Display of Moving Images in Exhibitions

Elisa Mandelli


Moving images have become a common feature in museums, where visitors are now accustomed to finding a broad variety of projections and screens. But when did films start to be displayed in history, science or natural history museums? How did visitors react to the transformation of static displays by means of moving images? And what are the current stakes of showing audio-visuals in exhibition spaces? The Museum as a Cinematic Space is an extensive investigation of the use of moving images in exhibition design outside the art field. It explores how museums have incorporated films and audio-visua ... More

Keywords: Museum, Museum Display, Moving Images, Exhibition Design

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474416795
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416795.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elisa Mandelli, author
Link Campus University