Our friends over that Brooklyn Museum have created another fascinating exhibition called “Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition” It’s a photography exhibition that invites Brooklyn Museum?s visitors, the online community, and the general public to participate in the exhibition process.
Taking its inspiration from the critically acclaimed book The Wisdom of Crowds, in which New Yorker business and financial columnist James Surowiecki asserts that a diverse crowd is often wiser at making decisions than expert individuals, Click! explores whether Surowiecki?s premise can be applied to the visual arts?is a diverse crowd just as ?wise? at evaluating art as the trained experts?
Now this is where you the BAP members come in – they need a diverse crowd to do the curating. If you know everything about art or nothing at all, we really need you to help out and be a part of this unique project. The results will be analyzed and discussed by experts in the fields of art, online communities, and crowd theory.
Create an account, log in and evaluate some of the works that have been submitted during our open call. Your participation will shape the exhibition, opening at the Museum on June 27, 2008. Evaluation can take a while, but you can do as little or as much as you want *and* you can log in anytime throughout the eval period which ends May 23.
The exhibition is organized by Shelley Bernstein, Manager of Information Systems, Brooklyn Museum. Shelley is a Web 2.0 innovator and one of BAP’s favorite Brooklyn peeps.
Register and get started here: