[spectre] MONITORING MEDIA ART PRESERVATION // edition 2008-2

Marieke Istha istha at nimk.nl
Mon Sep 22 12:20:54 CEST 2008

Netherlands Media Art Institute


Online newsletter on preservation by the Netherlands Media Art 
Institute. Offers 4 times a year information and news about ongoing 
research, presentations and publications dealing with video and media 
art preservation. The newsletter is in English only.

Editor: Gaby Wijers gaby at nimk.nl
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International symposium
(New) Media Art in Museums: production - keeping - presentation
Rijeka 15 - 17 October 2008
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka organizes the 
international symposium (New) Media Art in Museums that will be held 15 
- 17 October 2008 at the City Hall in Rijeka.
The aim of the international symposium (New)Media Art in Museums is to 
consider status of (new)media art in museum collections, conditions of 
keeping, protection, modes of exhibiting and all the changes that 
(new)media art introduces into the everyday practice of contemporary 
more information http://www.mmsu.hr/.

Media Art in North Rhine-Westphalia: Collections, Conservation, Presentation
Düsseldorf 23 October, 2008
Imai - inter media art institute - in Düsseldorf organizes a conference 
about the conservation and ‘restage’ of media-based installations in 
cooperation with the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen and the Städtetag 

DOCAM's fourth International Summit and symposium
Montreal 29 - 31 October 2008
This year, DOCAM’s fourth International Summit will be held on October 
30 and 31, at McGill University. During the two days of this public 
conference taking place at the Tanna Schulich Hall of the New Music 
Building, audience members will have the opportunity to learn about the 
progress of DOCAM’s research and to meet distinguished speakers among 
whom will be renowned Spanish artist Antoni Muntadas. For the first 
time, the Summit will be preceded by DOCAM’s Media in Motion Symposium, 
which will be held on October 29.

Permanence in Contemporary Art - Checking Reality’
Copenhagen 3 - 4 November 2008
A seminar to be held the 3rd and 4th of November 2008, arranged by the 
Conservation Department at Statens Museum for Kunst in collaboration 
with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
Statens Museum for Kunst and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, 
Schools of Visual Arts, will be the organisers of this international 
seminar addressing various critical issues surrounding the preservation 
and exhibition of contemporary artworks. The seminar, which will 
encourage interdisciplinary exchange between museum professionals 
including conservators, art historians, artists and others.

Media Matters launches phase 2
A consortium of curators, conservators, registrars, legal advisors, and 
media technical managers from New Art Trust, The Museum of Modern Art 
(MoMA), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and Tate has 
launched the second phase of Media Matters, an innovative website 
designed to provide international guidelines for the care of time-based 
media works of art (e.g. video, slide, film, audio, and computer-based 

TAPE project finalized, EPCA closed
The European Commission on Preservation and Access was established in 
1994 to promote the preservation of the documentary heritage in Europe. 
This year, with the finalisation op the TAPE project 
http://www.tape-online.net, the ECPA will bring its work to a close. The 
website will remain for a wile, the mailinglists are closed in July.

Study day
Saving electronic and digital media
A study day for artists and others, Antwerp October 28 2008
Organized by Packed http://www.packed.be/

Netherlands Media Art Institute
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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