Opening the Frame of the Art Museum : Technology between Art and Tool

  title={Opening the Frame of the Art Museum : Technology between Art and Tool},
  author={Kirsten Boehner},
In this paper, we present our experiences in building an interactive installation, dubbed Birdscape, for an art museum. Interactive installations in museums ordinarily have one of two goals: they are either artworks to be appreciated as part of the museum’s collection, or they are tools that disseminate information about museum objects. Both possibilities tend to put visitors into the position of non-experts. Our goal was to open up the design space in the museum for new visitor roles by… CONTINUE READING


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