Archive for March, 2010

Marshmallowing the Troops

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Little known fact: I was a middle school Chubby Bunny champion. A moment of pride? Perhaps not, but when my only other award to that date was 2nd Place Most Interesting Cake in a Cub Scout cake bake off, I was eager to win something.

Collaborations in Conserving Time Based Art Colloquium

Friday, March 19th, 2010

It is widely understood that the special challenges of conserving film, video, computer-based, and interactive art demand collaborative efforts—shared responsibility among a wide array of disciplines. Over the […]

Managing Born-Digital Time-Based Media

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Managing Born-Digital Time-Based Media This video is taken from Part 1 of the livestream of the Collaborations in Conserving Time Based Art Colloquium. You can also watch it […]

A Distended Note on the Vagaries of Access and Preservation

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Personally I wouldn’t really want to rely on that scratched up copy of The Gods Must Be Crazy IV: Crazy in Hong Kong or a variable quality, cut-up YouTube version of Teen Witch as the sole formats to maintain my cultural heritage.

Awarding the Unseen

Friday, March 5th, 2010

I can’t call that an endorsement as I’m not so sure I agree with many of his cinematic tastes (sorry, dad, still haven’t watched the DVD of Tombstone you sent), but then again, I’m not so sure I would be going to things like Hausu at the IFC or W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism at BAM without having been exposed to his glee at certain films (Raising Arizona, So I Married an Ax Murderer) or without my mom’s feeding of a precocious five-year-old’s interest in Hitchcock, Godzilla, and Universal horror films.

Chris Lacinak to Address Blue Ribbon Task Force, Time-Based Art Colloquium

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

AVPS founder and President Chris Lacinak has been invited to speak at two prestigious media preservation events in Washington, DC in the up-coming weeks. On Thursday, March 18 […]