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Sumona Chakravarty — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 21

Open Culture

“Accessibility means putting art out there!” Sumona tells us in this episode about how Delhi’s Art Gallery (DAG) approaches open access from various perspectives. Sumona shares insight into creating exhibitions that inform the public and shed light on recent history in digital and physical spaces.

Open Culture VOICES is a series of short videos that highlight the benefits and barriers of open culture as well as inspiration and advice on the subject of opening up cultural heritage. Sumona is the Vice President of Museum Programs at DAG where she has worked with museum collections and the institutions own collection to increase access to cultural heritage.

Sumona responds to the following questions:

  1. What are the main benefits of open GLAM?
  2. What are the barriers?
  3. Could you share something someone else told you that opened up your eyes and mind about open GLAM?
  4. Do you have a personal message to those hesitating to open up collections?

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Posted 22 August 2023