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February 1, 2022

NEW: Special Interest Group on Sensitive Mediation

NEW: Sensitive Mediation
Coordinator: Anne Sophie Grassin <asgrassin[at]>

In museums and art centres throughout the world, we measure every day the effects of a crisis of sensitivity to works of art. In fact, despite coming in large numbers, visitors do not stay more than a few seconds in front of the works, few are able to establish an elaborate synthesis of what they have seen and many miss out on a strong aesthetic experience.
In order to face this crisis of attention, it is essential to renew the…
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