Interactive Media Systems, TU Vienna

Bhutan: A Virtual Exhibition

By Christian Breiteneder, Hubert Platzer, Martin Hitz, and Johann Stockinger


"Bhutan: Fortress of the Gods" was a successful exhibition shown at the Museum für Völkerkunde in Vienna. Later, other museums throughout Europe decided to take over the exhi­bition. This paper reports on the project of redesigning this exhibition for the web: The motivation and goals of the project, the structure and features of the virtual exhibition and the lessons learned during the course of the undertaking are discussed.


C. Breiteneder, H, Platzer, M, Hitz, J. Stockinger: "Bhutan: A Virtual Exhibition"; MW2001 - Museums and the Web, Seattle, Washington, 2001.