Dr. Alexey Lebedev
Laboratory for Museum Design, Moscow, Russia
Head of the Laboratory
Has been working in museum field since
The recording date of the interview
December 19th 2012


I created the first virtual museum in Russia – the Virtual Museum of Russian Primitive. At that time, there already existed the “Surround Video” technology that allowed for showing smooth movement within the interior. But everybody connected to the Internet using modems.

Text of the interview

Dr. Alexey Lebedev is the Professor of the Faculty of Cultural Management at Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, and he is the Head of the Laboratory for Museum Design at the Russian Institute for Cultural Research.

Dr. Lebedev talks about his career in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the phenomenon of a virtual museum and the future of ICTs in museums.

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