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The Elitism of Film Preservation

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When I was studying some (and failing at) History as an undergrad (I don’t think the professors fully appreciated my approach of reading and interpreting historical texts as if they were literature) the full shift to the Bottom Up approach to the field was settling in. There was still time in class

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Recovering Eyebeam's Archive

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Recovering Eyebeam’s Archive from DEEPSPEED media on Vimeo.

Jonathan Minard, a current Fellow at Eyebeam, put together this video about the post-Sandy recovery effort of their media archive that was flooded during the storm. It was a great collaborative effort put into place by Jonathan, Erik Pi

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Is Hoarding an Archival Activity?

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When I first moved to New York I lived in the Brooklyn Chinatown section of Sunset Park, an approximately 20 block long area sandwiched between a largely Hispanic section of the neighborhood and the primarily Hasidic Boro Park neighborhood. On my block was a small Indian bodega (which I’m guessing i

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