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De-Contextualisation or Re-Contextualisation: Tibetan Buddhism in the Náprstek Museum

De-Contextualisation or Re-Contextualisation: Tibetan Buddhism in the Náprstek Museum AbstractThe study based on the preparation of Příběh Tibetu [The Story of Tibet] exhibition in the Náprstek Museum focuses on the de-contextualisation of Tibetan Buddhism objects in the museum setting. It deals with the stages of the decontextualisation process from the removing of the original material environment and social context to creation of new meanings in the museum. Namely it discusses aestheticisation and its relation to the art-gallery style exhibition. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of the Náprstek Museum de Gruyter

De-Contextualisation or Re-Contextualisation: Tibetan Buddhism in the Náprstek Museum

Annals of the Náprstek Museum , Volume 38 (2): 12 – Nov 1, 2017

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Publisher
de Gruyter
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© 2017 Helena Heroldová, published by De Gruyter Open
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2533-5685
DOI
10.1515/anpm-2017-0028
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Abstract

AbstractThe study based on the preparation of Příběh Tibetu [The Story of Tibet] exhibition in the Náprstek Museum focuses on the de-contextualisation of Tibetan Buddhism objects in the museum setting. It deals with the stages of the decontextualisation process from the removing of the original material environment and social context to creation of new meanings in the museum. Namely it discusses aestheticisation and its relation to the art-gallery style exhibition.

Journal

Annals of the Náprstek Museumde Gruyter

Published: Nov 1, 2017

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