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


The function of a museum is to demonstrate an original item and to create special atmosphere, which will never be possible in a virtual museum. I mean, the latter can have some atmosphere, too, but it will be different from the one you have in a real museum.

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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