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Glenstone Museum Roundtable

Glenstone Museum Roundtable

This week’s returning blogger, Crystal Sanchez, works on the central Digital Asset Management System for the Smithsonian Institution, a digital repository used by all of the Smithsonian’s 19 Museums, Libraries, Research Centers, and the National Zoo, and is a member of the Smithsonian’s Pan-Institutional Time-Based Media and Digital Art Working Group. And she loves media… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Blane De St. Croix

CALL/VoCA Talk: Blane De St. Croix

This week’s contributing blogger, Chad Alligood, is a curator of modern and contemporary art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. He is also a proud member of the VoCA Board of Directors.   A packed house turned out on September 29, 2016, at Cabinet in Brooklyn for the conversation between artist Blane De St…. Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Conservation: Mona Jimenez

Topics in Time-Based Media Conservation: Mona Jimenez

This week’s contributing blogger, Regina Harsanyi, is a second year M.A. candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and a current member of NYU’s Curatorial Collaborative. Her previous registrar experience in the fine arts sparked her interest in technical art history and material preservation. She’s currently primarily focused on the history of moving image in the… Read more »

Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology

Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology

This week’s contributing blogger, Melanie Bühler, is an independent curator working at the intersection of digital culture and contemporary art. She is responsible for the discussion series Lunch Bytes and the exhibition and research project Inflected Objects. A Fulbright recipient, she is presently pursuing an MA degree at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts.   “As a… Read more »

On Risking Delight: A VoCA Talk with Henrietta Mantooth

On Risking Delight: A VoCA Talk with Henrietta Mantooth

This week’s contributing writer, Tara Foster, is an interdisciplinary creative and arts administrator, whose work exists at the intersection of place-based community cohesion and contemporary art. She recently returned to her hometown of New York City after nearly a decade of Southern living, most recently serving as the Program Associate for Artist Support at the Joan… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Daniel Rozin

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Daniel Rozin

This week’s contributing blogger, Heyeon Kim, is a first-year M.A. student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, focusing on global modern and contemporary art. She received her B.A in Art History from the University of Michigan. From 2013-2016, she oversaw the Overseas Artists Section at the annual Asian Students… Read more »

2016 IIC Conference

2016 IIC Conference

This week’s contributing blogger, Marta Garcia Celma, is a conservator of photographic materials and a PhD candidate with The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network NACCA (New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art) funded by the European Union H2020 Programme. She is based at Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences, Germany, researching authenticity and reproducibility on… Read more »

Field Notes from Brooklyn

Field Notes from Brooklyn

This week’s contributing bloggers are Lauren Argentina Zelaya and Shelley Vidia Worrell. Lauren Argentina Zelaya is currently the Assistant Curator of Public Programs at the Brooklyn Museum where she curates and facilitates Target First Saturdays and other free and low-cost public programs that invite visitors to engage with special exhibitions and the collection in new and unexpected ways. Shelley… Read more »

Exploring “Analog Culture” at the Harvard Art Museums

Exploring “Analog Culture” at the Harvard Art Museums

This week’s contributing writer, Jessica Williams, is a Ph.D. student at Harvard University. As the current Agnes Mongan Curatorial Intern at the Harvard Art Museums, she is researching and building an online special collection to highlight the museums’ recently acquired Schneider/Erdman Printer’s Proof Collection. The launch of the digital resource will coincide with the Summer… Read more »

Penn Museum’s “Engaging Conservation” Symposium

Penn Museum’s “Engaging Conservation” Symposium

This week’s contributing blogger, Julia Commander, is a third-year graduate fellow at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, specializing in objects conservation. She is currently completing a curriculum internship at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.   To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Conservation Department of the University of Pennsylvania… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Tina Rivers Ryan

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Tina Rivers Ryan

Returning blogger Adam Dunlavy is a PhD student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. After receiving his BA in art history from the University of Chicago, he has held curatorial internships at the Smart Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as the Lisa and Jerry O’Brien Curatorial Fellowship at… Read more »

On Refusal: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Refusal: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

This week’s contributing blogger, Mira Dayal, is an artist, writer, and curator based in New York. Her recent work has focused on language, performance, and migration.   Kameelah Janan Rasheed rewrites history. By day, she pores over archival documents of black American histories to redevelop curricula for New York City public schools. By night, she juxtaposes… Read more »