#MuseumSelfie Day – a look back

It was the camera-shutter-sound-they-insist-on-equipping-phones-with-now heard around the world. The indefatigable Museum Advocate Mar Dixon’s Museum Selfie Day  made a return yesterday, and that stats for the day speak for themselves. #MuseumSelfie @hashtracking 27000+ tweets 169,600,000+ impressions 13000+ contributors 57,600,000+ reach THANK YOU!! pic.twitter.com/5OyLQUwuLu — Mar (@MarDixon) January 22, 2015 With nearly 30 thousands tweets and…

Statue Selfies at the Louvre

A little while ago, I dropped in on the most visited art museum in the world: the Louvre. It was huge, it was packed, and it was a perfect place to indulge in my favourite museum hobby – snapping what-I-call Statue Selfies. So far I’ve played around with the museum-based selfie idea with statues taking…

Statues taking Selfies

The media may tell us that the rise of the selfie has turned us all into shallow, narcissistic vapid excuses for people with, as one newspaper reported back in January over 17 million of them being uploaded every week. I’m sure the number has only gone up since then. Museum Selfies have also become a…