Forging the Future’s latest tool for rescuing digital art from the ravages of technical obsolescence will be demo’d to European audiences for the first time when Still Water Senior Researcher John Bell presents at ISEA 2010 in Germany this August.
Still Accessible? Rethinking the Preservation of Media Art I
Hosted by imai–inter media art institute, Düsseldorf
This panel assembles experts concerned with the complex issue of conservation and restoration of media art installations, who will present their recent research on restoration practices.
Renate Buschmann (de): Welcome and Introduction
Rudolf Frieling (de/us): Between Remake and Reperformance. Emerging Narratives in Media Art
John Bell (us): Archiving Experience. The Third Generation Variable Media Questionnaire
Rony Vissers, Gaby Wijers (nl): Obsolete Equipment. The Preservation of Playback and Display Equipment for Audiovisual Arts
Tiziana Caianiello, Julia Giebeler (de): Conserving Interactivity. imai Case Study on Bill Seaman’s “Exchange Fields”