FUTURE OF THE MUSEUM

Following its fast pace of urbanisation and transformation, China has started the construction of museums at an unprecedented scale. ‘The Future of the Museum’ addresses China’s current ‘museum boom’ by analyzing the background of the current construction and documenting through photography what museums that recently have been built in China look like and contain.

Five photographers were invited to document the inside of five museums. This collection of photos not only shows different perspectives on the content of museums in China, it also reveals their physical status – and potential…

Time: 16 March – 1 May, 2013
Venue: Shanghai Study Centre, No. 298, North Suzhou Road

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