Archive for year: 2014
Happy Holidays!/in All /by saschek
Art Clubs Indicate New Trends For Young Audiences (NOZ)/in All, Culture /by saschek
Art clubs and their annual gifts as an indicator for change in artistic practices and younger audiences – read more in Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (“Kunstvereine: Neue Trends für junges Publikum”)
The Discussion Continues: “Have Art Fairs Destroyed Art?”/in All, Culture /by saschek
A comment on Art Basel in Miami Beach, and a contribution to the debate about the role and the effects of the growing number of art fairs: here on ArtNet.
The Slow Death Of Theaters In Germany?/in All, Culture /by saschek
The theatre and orchestral landscape in Germany is unique: 140 municipal, state and regional theaters; 131 classical orchestras, plus some 220 private theaters and around 150 theaters and performance venues without a permanent ensemble. Cicero has analyzed the vast offering as well as its allegedly looming death, playhouses being caught between continuous budget squeezes, shifting political attention and paralyzing corsets of tradition.
Art As A Commodity: A Furious Speech By Felix Droese/in All, Culture /by saschek
Die Wutrede des Künstlers Felix Droese, diesjähriger Preisträger des Kunstpreises der Künstler.
DIE GROSSE Kunstausstellung NRW 2015 wird am 7. März eröffnet.
Pew Research: 5 Facts About Alternative Weeklies/in All, Media /by saschek
They are decreasing in number and circulation but explore options for their future positioning. More in the Pew Fact Tank here. (originally published July 11, 2014)
Perspectives on Mobile Connectivity @ The Economist/in All, Telecommunications /by saschek
The Economist shares an interesting outlook on wireless connectivity: WiFi, once viewed by mobile carriers as a threat to 3G/4G services, is now seen as the most cost-effective way of helping mobile-phone companies meet their customers’ insatiable demand for bandwidth. But it is still a bumpy road across a variety of access types, and whether we will really one day enjoy seamless connectivity remains to be seen. – read article
On The Mystery Of The Salamanca Cathedral Astronaut/in All, Culture /by saschek
There may be a very wordly explanation for the alleged ancient alien.This article claims it was added during restoration in 1992, following a tradition of adding something contemporary in major restorations.
Carta On Public Braodcasting: “Das schwarze Loch” (The Black Hole)/in All, Media /by saschek
Aus der Carta-Artikelserie „Transparenz und Finanzierung im öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunk“: “Das schwarze Loch. Warum der öffentlich-rechtliche Rundfunk ausreichend finanziert ist – und trotzdem kein Geld hat.” (An article from the Carta series “Transparency and financing of public service broadcasting“: “The black hole. Why public broadcasting is adequately funded – and still has no money.”)
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Museums of Communications
- Oslo et.al.: Telemuseet – Museum for Norsk Telekommunikasjonshistorie
- Paris: Musée de la Poste
- Madrid: Museo Postal y Telegráfico
- Bern: Museum für Kommunikation
- Washington, D.C.: Newseum
- Lahti: Radio-Ja TV-Museo
- Wrocław: Post and Telecommunication Museum
- Stockholm: Postmuseum
- Hollókő: Postamúzeum
- Vaduz: Postmuseum des Fürstentums Liechtenstein
- London: The British Postal Museum & Archive
- Berlin: Museum für Kommunikation
- Toronto: CBC Museum
- Chicago: Museum of Broadcast Communications
- Lisboa: Museu das Comunicações