The Digital Turn: User's Practices and Cultural Transformations by Pille RunnelThe Digital Turn: User's Practices and Cultural Transformations by Pille Runnel

The Digital Turn: User's Practices and Cultural Transformations

EditorPille Runnel, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, Piret Viires

Paperback | April 25, 2013

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By combining the analysis of the new forms and environments of the digital world with critical scholarship of the role of the users, this book argues that cultural field is facing a challenge of the digital turn. The digital turn hereby implies that changes in the use and application of digital technology bring on changes in practice and in the relationships between cultural institutions and audiences. We approach the changes in society from the structural (institutional) as well as from the agential (audiences, users, individuals) perspective. The authors represented in this book share the view that there is no need to fear the new media pushing aside traditional cultural forms, acknowledging at the same time that the scope of this cultural change is far from understood.
Pille Runnel is a Research Director at the Estonian National Museum and a Researcher at the project «Developing Museum Communication in the 21st Century Information Environment». Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt is an Associate Professor at the University of Tartu, Institute of Journalism and Communication and a Researcher at the Estonian N...
Title:The Digital Turn: User's Practices and Cultural TransformationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.68 inPublished:April 25, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631640358

ISBN - 13:9783631640357

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Table of Contents

Contents: Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt/Pille Runnel/Marin Laak/Piret Viires: The Challenge of the Digital Turn – Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt/Pille Runnel/Agnes Aljas: Orienting the Heritage Institution towards Participatory Users in the Internet – Marju Lauristin: New Media and Changes in the Forms of Cultural Transmission: The Estonian Experience – Tobias Olsson/Anders Svensson: Reaching and Including Digital Visitors: Swedish Museums and Social Demand – Krista Lepik: Changing users of Memory Institutions – Lien Mostmans/Eva Van Passel: Audiovisual Collections in a Digital Culture: Reflections on Providers and Users of Digital Audiovisual Heritage in Flanders – Marin Laak: Heritage, User and the Digital Environment: Rewriting the Narrative of the Literary Past – Katrine Damkjær/Lea Schick: Can You Be Friends with an Art Museum? Rethinking the Art Museum with Facebook – Stijn Bannier/Chris Vleugels: Recommended Friends, Artists, Events and Books: The Opportunities and Risks of Web 3.0 – Joke Beyl: Blogging Writers: (De)Mystification of Authority? – Sari Östman: Life-Publishing on the Internet - a Playful Field of Life-Narrating – Stacey M. Koosel: Exploring Digital Identity: Beyond the Private Public Paradox – David Casado-Neira: From Landscape to Multi-layer Landscape: Landscape as a Tourism Resource on Web 2.0 – Marcus Weisen: Accessible Digital Culture for Disabled People – Nico Carpentier: A Short History of Participation in the Cultural Realm – Anne Kaun: Playful Public Connectivity and Heritage Institutions – Piret Viires/Virve Sarapik: Solitude in Cyberspace – Janne Andresoo/Mihkel Volt: Digital Memory, Risks and Common Sense: Dilemmas in the Context of National Libraries – Markku Eskelinen: Cybertextuality Meets Transtextuality – Raine Koskimaa: From the Gutenberg Galaxy to the Internet Galaxy. Digital Textuality and the Change of the Cultural Landscape – Farouk Y. Seif: Between Technology and Teleology: Can the Digital Age Embrace the Analogue Experience of Culture?