4 posts with the tag "cultural institutions"

A Method for Public Reimagining: Move Slowly and Knit Things Together
(Chalkboard of alternative categories used during the Added Value book sale. Image courtesy of Beth Laberge.)

“Rather than moving fast and breaking things, as Mark Zuckerberg described his approach to building Facebook, we came to recognize the value of moving slowly and knitting things together. ” This concluding essay from The Stacks is from our very own Deena Chalabi, former curator of Public Knowledge. Explore the beginnings of Public Knowledge, the complexities of the artist projects, and the overarching goals of our two year project.

Reassembling the Public

Shannon Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor for the arts and design at University of California, Berkeley, and a Public…

Why Museums and Archives Can’t Afford to Think Like Businesses

Cory Doctorow is an author, journalist, and activist. His novels for teens and young adults include Homeland, Pirate Cinema, and…

The Value of Networks at a Time of Fragmentation

In the San Francisco Bay Area, a booming technology industry has led to increasing inequality, the privatization of public resources…