Guggenheim Museum Embarks on First Digital Arts Initiative

November 4th, 2015

The Guggenheim has launched its first online arts initiative, the Åzone Futures Market, which allows participants to play an imagined market influenced by the emergence of various new technologies, including innovations in space travel and green energy.  “I see the museum as a machine for making sense of history for a public audience, both distant histories and those unfolding in the present” says curator Troy Conrad Therrien.  “For museums to fulfill their mandate in this environment, they need to experiment with new types of exhibitions to address contemporary issues that will shape our future.”

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