2012 Program

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ARCHIVING THE ARTS | October 13, 2012 Program

Presented by
             Association of Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter
                                    at New York University
             Independent Media Arts Preservation

9:00 AM          Registration Opens

9:45 AM          Welcome

Jeff Martin - Executive Director, IMAP
Kathryn Gronsbell - Moving Image Archiving & Preservation, NYU and President, AMIA @ NYU

10:00 AM        Preventive Preservation
Moderated by Seth Anderson - Digital Preservation Consultant, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions

Ben Fino-Radin - Digital Conservator, Rhizome at the New Museum
| Collaborative Curation: Designing for Preservation

Michele L. Wozny - PEAR Writing Studios
| Partnering to Promote Best Practices to Preserve Independent Media Art

Yvonne Desmond - Dublin Institute for Technology
| ArtLog: an online participative archive facilitating artists to self document their artistic process

11:00 AM        Technically Speaking: The Archivist, the Artist, and the Digital Realm

Kara Van Malssen, Senior Consultant, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions
| Architecting the World's First Fine Art Digital Conservation Repository at the Museum of Modern Art

Matt Epler and Kate Watson - Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
 | Intangible Interactivity: Tracing the History of an Art/Tech Program 1979-Present  

11:45 AM        Lunch

Not provided. Suggested destinations available at the registration table.

1:15 PM           Discussion Forum - Selections from the Studio to the Archive

This session will serve as the basis for an upcoming IMAP workshop on issues raised at Archiving the Arts. We invite you to an informal, open-format discussion addressing preservation in the creative process. Presenters and attendees will tackle issues encountered by professionals and amateurs on both sides of the content divide. Special guests to be announced.

2:15 PM           Break

2:30 PM           Audiovisual Documentation of Transitory Works
Moderated by Erica Titkemeyer - Moving Image Archiving & Preservation, NYU

Megan McShea - Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
| Archives and the afterlife of ephemeral works of art

Paul Bryan - photographer/videographer/artist, art studio owner, BFA from Abilene Christian University
Jason Flowers - photographer/videographer/sound artist, BS in two-dimensional art from Central Michigan University
Holly Stevens - art historian/archivist with an MA in Art History from Northern Illinois University and MLIS from Wayne State University
| Creating Something Out of Nothing - documenting the short-lived on a shoestring

Aliee Chan/Bettina Katie Warshaw-Writers/Performers, Aliee & Bettina’s (sort of) Grown-Up Sleepover
| Capturing a New York Minute

4:00 PM           Create / Restore / Migrate / Preserve - Media Arts Theories and Practices

Jonathan Furmanski - BA Reed College in Portland, OR; MFA Art Center College in Pasadena, CA; Associate Conservator for audiovisual materials at the Getty Research Institute
| Before I Got My Eye Put Out: The Cynthia Maughan Archive

Desiree Leary - MLIS, Rutgers, Media Art Collection Manager at Electronic Arts Intermix 
| Practicing Preservation For and With Video Artists

Peter d’Agostino - Professor of Film and Media Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia
| An Artist’s Perspective

5:00 PM           Farewell and adjourn