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The Museum Is Not Enough

 - The Museum Is Not Enough
The result of a collective reflection undertaken at the Canadian Center for Architecture, this publication is the first volume of an annual periodical series wishing to explore urgent issues in today's curatorial practices.
The Museum Is Not Enough is the result of collective reflections on architecture, contemporary social concerns, institutions, and the public undertaken by the Canadian Centre for Architecture in recent years. Building on years of thematic investigations and a continued questioning of the role of cultural institutions and the issues they face today, the book puts forward the CCA's own positions and opens them up to a dialogue with designers, curators, photographers, publishers, and other institutions who ask themselves similar questions.
This publication is conceived as the first volume of a yearly magazine with which the CCA will explore urgent questions defining its curatorial activity. Topics addressed in this volume include the institution's engagement with the present, the significance of the archive as a site for the production of new ideas, display strategies in architecture exhibitions, the need for mediation in art, and the impact of the digital in current museum practices.
Awarded: “Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2019”.
Edited by Giovanna Borasi, Albert Ferré, Francesco Garutti, Jayne Kelley, Mirko Zardini.
Contributions by Noura Al Sayeh, Greg Barton, Ruth Estévez, Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen, Stefano Graziani, Dan Handel, Martin Huberman, Wilfred Kuehn, Kalle Lasn, Maria Lind, Kieran Long, Ligia Nobre, Mike Pepi, Damon Rich, Filippo Romano, Mika Savela, Bernd Scherer, Jack Self, Astria Suparak, Shirley Surya, Jesús Vassallo, James Voorhies, Mark Wigley.

Graphic design: Studio Jonathan Hares.

Published with Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA).

published in January 2020
English edition
24 x 31 cm (softcover)
200 pages (color ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-95679-517-6
EAN : 9783956795176
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