“I chose to call liquid modernity the growing conviction that change is the only permanent thing and uncertainty the only certainty.”
Zygmund Bauman and the liquid modernity. A world without forms, where people, ideas and institutions are changeable. They respond according to the moment.
On a recent visit to the Louvre museum, I noticed the shift in the experience of visiting a museum. The museum went from being a place of inspiration, education and culture, to becoming a place of entertainment.
The idea of portraying and sharing is now beyond the concept of contemplating the masterpiece itself. Tourist consumerism has arrived at the museum... it hits and tramples art.
Sharing a photo of Mona Lisa is more important than contemplating the enigmatic smile in Da Vinci's work. And the value of this image is the same as a selfie at Disney.
The Louvre Museum and Disney Paris offer free mobile phone charging points and free Wi-Fi.