Passed on by a fellow member, as thought it might be of some interest.
It is free, open to the public, and just a bus ride away from Simmons!
April 10th, 2010, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Technical Conservation Issues of Time-Based Media
Andrew W. Mellon Symposium in Conservation Science
Arthur M. Sackler Museum @ 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
This symposium brings together scientists, conservators, artists, and curators to discuss the conservation issues of time-based media. It will focus on current scientific and technical topics as well as possible directions for future research. Organized by Lynn Lee, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Conservation Science, Harvard Art Museum/Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies.
9am Coffee and refreshments
Thomas W. Lentz, Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director, Harvard Art Museum
Lynn Lee, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Conservation Science, Harvard Art Museum/Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies
Keynote Presentation: Clones, Copies, and Codices: Is It Conservation? Is It Science?
Pip Laurenson , head of time-based media conservation, Tate, London
How I Got into TV
Peter Kirby, director and editor, Media Art Services, Los Angeles
CD-R and CD-ROM Research at the Library of Congress
Stephen Hobaica, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Preserving Video: The Digital Transition
Angelo Sacerdote, preservation program manager, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco
Using Emulation to Preserve Digital Artifacts: Recent Experiences and Thoughts of an Emulation Proponent
Jeff Rothenberg, senior computer scientist, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica
3:30pm Coffee break
The Virtualization of Agent Ruby: A Case Study in the Preservation of Web Art
Mark Hellar, principal, Hellar Studios, San Francisco
New Media beyond the White Cube: Preserving Digital Art
Christiane Paul, adjunct curator of new media arts, Whitney Museum of American Art; director of media studies graduate programs and associate professor of media studies, The New School, New York
Free admission. Open to the public. No registration required.
Complimentary parking for this event is available at the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street.
For more information, please contact Kathleen Kennelly at 617-495-2392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for this symposium has been generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.