Defining the Digital

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Haidy Geismar

Abstract

In this commentary, I explore the ways in which digital technologies provide specific forms for the circulation and return of museum collections. I argue that the affordances of continued translation, metadata, and the digital-analog interface constitute a particular sense of recursivity that structures community and museum engagements.

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Geismar, H. (1). Defining the Digital. Museum Anthropology Review, 7(1-2), 254-263. Retrieved from //scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/mar/article/view/2035
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Commentaries
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Haidy Geismar, Department of Anthropology, University College London

Lecturer in Digital Anthropology and Material Culture, Department of Anthropology, University College London