In response to the request to showcase historical instruments, determine the theme for the exhibition.
Ground decisions in a deep understanding of the historical context surrounding the clavichords, considering the significance of models and makers.
Enhance audience experience by deciding on the best temperament for the instruments, considering the preferences and perspective of the audience.
Optimize the exhibition space by cleaning up and strategically rearranging items to create an aesthetically pleasing and engaging display.
Personally engage with visitors, providing insights and stories about the exhibited clavichords. Additionally, prepare a video for their reference, adding a dynamic layer to the storytelling experience.
Achieved the best sales in 2019, indicating the success of the curated Clavichord Exhibition in capturing audience interest and generating revenue.
The Museum aims to restore its keyboard collection to playable condition, allowing public showcases for the instrument.
Assess the condition of each item, prioritize repair orders, and calculate the required time, budget, and potential collaborators.
Investigate ambiguous materials, such as bird quills and bristles, the paint, and identify unknown scents in the wood, providing a comprehensive understanding of the artifacts.
Forge connections between disciplines, collaborating with the Department of Chemistry at National Taiwan University and experts from the Museum's painting and wood departments.
Highlight the educational value of the curated content, collaborating with the Teachers College Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology at National Taiwan Normal University.
Seek inclusivity by incorporating diverse perspectives from various departments, especially woodwork and painting, to foster collaborative efforts.
Ensure a lasting impact through video presentations, enhancing visual presentation and storytelling for the long-term success of the exhibition.
Foster collaboration with musicians, historians, and experts, enriching the curation process and promoting further collaboration with the Museum.
The instruments were showcased to the public for the first time in 20 years, marking a significant milestone. Following Kitano's funding period, musicians and artists continued collaborative projects with the Museum. The audience now gains insights into the instruments through interactive LCD screens. Kitano received letters of acknowledgment from the Museum and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) which found Dr. Kitano.
Communicate closely with the Aboriginal community to ensure the event authentically represents and respects their culture, traditions, and perspectives.
Study the cultural sensitivities of the Aboriginal community, adhering to protocols, traditions, and copyright considerations.
Adhere to ethical guidelines, seeking references that address ethical considerations to ensure the utmost respect for Aboriginal cultural heritage and intellectual property.
Design the event according to the storytelling tradition of the Aboriginal community, utilizing oral histories, art, and artifacts to convey compelling narratives.
Define a clear theme that aligns with the cultural richness and diversity of the Aboriginal community.
Foster collaborations with experts from diverse disciplines, including anthropology, history, art, and Ethnomusicology, enriching the exhibition with a holistic perspective.
Explore opportunities to incorporate Aboriginal languages into the event, contributing to language preservation efforts.
Include contemporary perspectives and contributions from the Aboriginal community, showcasing their ongoing vibrancy and relevance that addressing current conflicts and challenges.
Make informed decisions to avoid stereotypes and present a nuanced portrayal that respects the diversity within the Aboriginal community.
Extend the impact beyond the event through educational programs, workshops, and outreach initiatives tailored for local schools and the community.
Consider opportunities for cultural exchange, actively inviting Aboriginal community members and experts to participate in events related to the exhibition.
Kitano partnered with the nearby elementary school, securing financial support from the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan to incorporate a musical performance into their annual music festival. By cultivating mutual understanding between Aboriginal tribes and urban residents, the exhibition highlights conflicts surrounding copyright issues and urban-rural disparities.