Fire doors in their eyes

Neill Overton

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Abstract

A peer-reviewed journal paper for Fusion #4 edition, online CSU art journal, published in August 2014. The journal article was on regionalism and art gallery practices. It identifies contemporary Art Gallery practices in the regional sector, as compared to current metropolitan models, and the concept of 'art museum as floating habitat. This aligned with my research into regional and metropolitan curatorial mandates across the art gallery/museum sector. It introduces new knowledge in examining the role of the regional gallery sector, archival practices, and museology, and evolutions in theory/practice since the 1920s towards curation.fusion is an international, online scholarly journal for the communication, creative industries and media arts disciplines. Co-founded by the Faculty of Arts, Charles Sturt University (Australia) and the College of Arts, University of Lincoln (UK), fusion publishes refereed articles, creative works and other practice-led forms of output.Entitled: Fire doors in their eyes ' A paper of 12,000 words in length as an investigation into habitat and space in gallery display and presentation structures since the 1920s, grounded in art historical research and contemporary analysis. Located at: http://www.fusion-journal.com/issue/004-fusion-the-town-and-the-city/fire-doors-in-their-eyes/Fusion journalThe research contribution is as an art historical critique of 'space and architectures of art evolving, multi-purpose public buildings that no longer advocate singular or clear purpose. This engages current discourse surrounding national and international questioning of how 'architectures of art engage and construct public experience ' and art today as mediated through technology and inherited bloodline characteristics of function, yet no longer serving the role as 'museum.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-38
Number of pages38
JournalFusion Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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