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    Museum and Maps in Virtual Reality

    Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2015)

    London, UK, 7 - 9 July 2015


    Ivan Grinko


    According new trends, more and more museums have started using permanent expositions with computers, monitors and touch-screens. But development of rapidly advancing technology has often out-stripped conceptual museum proposals and now very often museums are faced with a deficit of high-quality multimedia content.

    One of the variants is an old instrument in museum practice - Maps. Museums and maps have many overlapping points, like instruments of identity, so it’s role in museum space is more than logical. Benedict Andersen announced museums and maps as the two main instruments of nation building (Andersen, 2006).


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