Friday, December 22, 2017

Four Hidden Biases That Shape (And Distort) Natural History Museums

"They are places for people, made by people. We might like to consider them logical places, centred on facts, but they can't tell all the facts - there isn't room. ... Museums are a product of their own history, and that of the societies they are embedded in. They are not apolitical, and they are not entirely scientific. As such, they don't really represent reality."

Article source here:The Arts Journal

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