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Wireless and Handheld Devices at the Museum of Old and New Art

December 9, 2011

Geoff Barker
The alarm was set for 5:00am but the rain outside, and five hours sleep, did little to renew the enthusiasm so confidently expressed when Nick’s initially suggested we fly to Tasmania for the day to visit the Museum of Old and New Art ‘MONA’ in Hobart.

Broken dreams and dioramas

August 26, 2011

Charles Pickett
A couple of media stories set me thinking about the image of museums. One (which you may well have come across) concerned a museum and its touring exhibition which have gained an extraordinary amount of press.