“Break Out Session 2: Creating Ties to Musea” presented by Coones and Mealing

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Session Title:

  • Break Out Sessions at the Summit on New Media Archiving

Presentation Title:

  • Break Out Session 2: Creating Ties to Musea

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Abstract:

  • Based on the goals of the Liverpool Declaration (Media Art History Declaration), we should come up with lists of synergetic information, which we can share with the field, but which also function as some start for the alliance (Ars Electronica, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, ADA):

    A.) LIST OF TECH OPTIONS FOR NETWORKING TOGETHER

    1. Search Engine for our (extented) (intercontinental) Network of Archives?
    2. Which role can API’s play, and cost?
    3. Metadatabase/Hub?
    4. Example: Virtual Observatory (common Datapool ?)
      etc.

    B.) MUSEA NEED TO COLLECT DIGITAL ARTS

    1. How can digital archives and Musea connect: main needs musea ?
    2. new structures/technological storage?
    3. What collection strategies are needed (individual vs. networks)?
    4. long time preservation?
    5. Does a Museum Network Digital Art opens chances for start-ups in preservation and an impact for collectors/art market ?
      etc.

    C.) LIST OF FOUNDATIONS SUPPORTING Media Art Research (Documentation/Archiving)

    1. Europe
    2. North America / South America
    3. Asia
    4. Australia
    5. Ways to communicate to Foundations our need for intercontinental support formats
    6. Identify the right funding for research, Infrastructure or networking (identifying grant writing recources)
    7. New/Other Sources?

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