For that, I like cabinet doors or blended panels with hidden, magnetic latches, 
or tastefully-placed panel bolts. If the design accepts it, a floating 
panel--not going all the way to the ceiling or the floor, cleated-and-pinned, 
out in front of the wall is pretty easy to implement, too.

: j




Jason Jay Stevens
Flutter & Wow Museum Projects

P. O. Box 21576
Detroit, MI 48221

jason at flutterwow.com
210.364.6305
> 
> On Sep 16, 2013, at 11:40 AM, George Scharoun <GScharoun at mfa.org> wrote:
> 
>> Has anyone had experience burying an LCD display in a wall, so as to hide 
>> the frame and/or crop the image to a desired aspect ratio? Our curators and 
>> designers (not responsible for the well-being of the equipment) are keen on 
>> the idea, as it will no doubt give the exhibition a nice clean look. However 
>> as the technical producer, I feel very uncomfortable putting any piece of 
>> equipment someplace I can't get to it, i.e. behind taped and painted seams.  
>> Even if you were guaranteed the equipment would have adequate ventilation, 
>> would you agree to install equipment without maintenance access?
>> 
>> The question I'm often asked is, "will you need to get to it?" To which I 
>> respond, "I shouldn't, but I might." It's true, but it feels like a flimsy 
>> answer, so I'm curious to know how others have handled this situation, or 
>> how you would handle it.
>> 
>> Thanks so much,
>> George
>> 
>> ??
>> 
>> GEORGE SCHAROUN
>> Technical Producer, Gallery Media
>> Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
>> gscharoun at mfa.org | 617-369-3512
>> http://www.mfa.org
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