… O museu traz uma opção aos objetos e ao apego emocional nas relações. deixe lá aquela foto, aquele presente e talvez até a raiva ou dor da perda! Ah, o museu concorre ao oscar dos museus. Veja post deste tema aqui no maniamuseu, basta pesquisar.
The Museum of Broken Relationships grew from a traveling exhibition revolving around the concept of failed relationships and their ruins. Unlike ‘destructive’ self-help instructions for recovery from failed loves, the Museum offers a chance to overcome an emotional collapse through creation: by contributing to the Museum’s collection.
Whatever the motivation for donating personal belongings – be it sheer exhibitionism, therapeutic relief, or simple curiosity – people embraced the idea of exhibiting their love legacy as a sort of a ritual, a solemn ceremony. Our societies oblige us with our marriages, funerals, and even graduation farewells, but deny us any formal recognition of the demise of a relationship, despite its strong emotional effect. In the words of Roland Barthes in A Lover’s Discourse: “Every passion, ultimately, has its spectator… (there is) no amorous oblation without a final theater.”
The Museum is now permanently located in the beautiful baroque Kulmer palace in the Upper Town – a historical part of Zagreb rich in tourist attractions
An unavoidable sight in your exploration of Zagreb and a unique emotional journey around the world through hundreds of break-ups.
Our tip: Take one of numerous picturesque staircases to the Upper Town or take a ride on city’s famous Funicular in Tomičićeva street.
Getting to Zagreb
Zagreb International Airport – Pleso (14km southeast of the city) is well linked to all major European cities. Low cost carriers
offer the best budget bets from UK, France and Germany.
It may not be glamorous as during the Orient Express times but trains are still fantastic way to travel. Zagreb Gl. Kolodvor is Zagreb’s central train station, quite busy during the summer season.
Feel like driving? Within Croatia, motor-way travel is subject to a toll system, although this is relatively cheap by Western European standards. Tolls can be paid by card or cash.
Renting a car in Croatia is a great way to get around. All the major car rental companies are represented in Croatia but you’ll often get a better deal booking a rental car on line. Avoid driving in the city especially during rush hours.
Relatively cheap and relatively fast.
Museum of Broken Relationships nominated for the EMYA Award 2011!
In November 2010 the Judging Panel of the European Museum of the Year Award met in Istanbul to discuss the entries to the 2011 award. Museum of Broken Relationships is proud and delighted to be among the nominees.
The Award was established in 1977 under the auspices of the Council of Europe and is the most prestigious of its kind in Europe.
Its aim is to recognize excellence in the European museum scene and to encourage innovative processes in the museum world and their use for the benefit of society. It helped to explore the changes in the European museum field and it served as an instrument of international networking, bringing together the most advanced projects and people in the museum profession.
This year the European Museum Forum Annual Assembly and European Museum of the Year Awards 2011 Ceremony will take place in Bremerhaven in Germany on 18 -21 May 2011. The winners of the 2011 European Museum of the Year Award, the Kenneth Hudson Award and the Silletto Prize will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on 21 May.
We’ll be there.