Biomedicine in museums

The museum curator's dream: "Touch tells you what you need to know"

By January 25, 2011 No Comments

There must be a literature on touch somewhere. Someone must have recorded in a diary or a letter the fugitive moment of what they felt when they picked up a special object or touched another being. There must be a trace of their hands somewhere. Touch tells you what you need to know. It tells you about yourself.

(de Waal, The Hare With Amber Eyes; thanks to Robert for alerting me)

Thomas Söderqvist

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