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La muséologie olfactive, une actualisation résonante de la muséalité de Stránský par l'odorat

Abstract : Like other mediums, museology shows a way in which man specifically appropriates reality. It consists in selecting objects from it, taking them out and arranging them in the museum's experimental setting in order to create what is called a musealized reality: addition of knowledge contained in objects, manifested by the exhibition, and offered for acquisition through the visit. This specific relation of man to reality is called museality and as mentioned above, refers to the work of the museologist Zbynĕk Zbyslav Stránský for whom the collection of objects is central to the museum system.But in the age of digital and the possibility that we have to see the elements of reality without being physically with them, the importance given to the collection of objects by Stránský seems to make his conception of museality obsolete to think museology.Taking as a result the work of the sociologist and philosopher Hartmut Rosa, and in particular his designation of the role played by olfactory perception in the quality of our relationship with the world, the present research endeavors to demonstrate that if there is a mismatch between Stránský's theories and the actuality of the appropriation of reality by man, it is not so much because of the physical dimension of museum objects than the mono-sensoriality of the means of which we are allowed to maintain them. Combining theory with practice, this work argues that, updated by the concept of resonance proposed by Rosa, Stránský's works still have a legitimacy to think about museologies of today and tomorrow.
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Mathilde Castel. La muséologie olfactive, une actualisation résonante de la muséalité de Stránský par l'odorat. Héritage culturel et muséologie. Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019USPCA053⟩. ⟨tel-02329881⟩



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