Collections Management on the Blockchain: A Return to the Principles of the Museum

Authors: Helen Kaplinsky
Keywords: Museums, Archives, Art, Colonialism
First 100 words: My first job for a museum was invigilator and cloakroom attendant. The micro-level process of care and responsibility for property was on the one hand performed for invaluable artworks and on the other hand visitors' everyday possessions. Although my interaction with the assets varied from distanced observation to casual fondling of personal items, my presence as a human protector of ‘stuff' was experienced as the same transaction, one of mundane ‘security theatre'. The blockchain is often described as a move from a model of security based on embodied trust to smart contracts executed via a trustless network. However, when envisaging

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Total Returns Benchmark Returns Alpha Beta Sharpe Sortino Volatility Max Drawdown
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