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Publication as Art Practice: Part I

Publication as Art Practice: Part I

This week’s contributing bloggers are Lindsey Larsen and Wes Larsen. Lindsey is an artist, writer, curator, and self-publisher currently based in Fort Worth, Texas. Wes is an independent designer focused on meaningful collaborations with institutions of art, craft, culture, and social practice. He is also a partner at the Fort Worth based digital design agency… Read more »

Design-Phase Conservation Assessment

Design-Phase Conservation Assessment

This week’s contributing writer, Nicole Grabow, is Senior Objects Conservator and Preservation Conservator with the Midwest Art Conservation Center, a regional conservation center based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nicole works with institutions, individuals, and artists throughout the Midwest providing treatment, consultation, and preventive conservation training.   For the past several years, the Midwest Art Conservation Center… Read more »

Making Public Art More Public

Making Public Art More Public

This week’s contributing blogger, Lori Goldstein, is the Public Art Archive Manager for WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation).   The public art field has greatly expanded as new partnerships and collaborative efforts bring public art to the forefront of mainstream culture. This growth has prompted the demand for a network of shared information about the incredibly diverse… Read more »

NACCA at the Tate

NACCA at the Tate

This week’s contributing blogger, Ana Ribeiro, is a Time-Based Media (TBM) conservator at Tate. She studied conservation and restoration in Lisbon (Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and her MA thesis was about issues in the presentation of time-based media works. Ana trained in media art conservation at the S.M.A.K., LiMA, and… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: MoMA’s Conservation Department

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: MoMA’s Conservation Department

This week’s contributing blogger, Eana Kim, is a first-year M.A. student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Eana graduated from the Hongik University with a bachelor’s degree in Painting in 2016. She has become increasingly interested in time-based media art through this lecture series.   MoMA’s media conservators Kate… Read more »

IIC Point of the Matter Dialogue: “Viral Images”

IIC Point of the Matter Dialogue: “Viral Images”

This week we are pleased to introduce two new contributing writers: Amber Kerr and Rebecca Rushfield. Amber Kerr is paintings conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Lunder Conservation Center. She has served as an elected member to the IIC Council for over seven years, is editor for the IIC social media pages, and is actively… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Joanna Phillips

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Joanna Phillips

This week’s contributing blogger, Sofia Kofodimos, is an M.A. student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and a project cataloger at the Museum of Modern Art Archives. She previously worked on archival projects at Fales Library & Special Collections, The Emily Harvey Foundation, The Robert Wilson Archive, and was a Gallery Guide at the… Read more »

Daniel González: Paper Building

Daniel González: Paper Building

This week’s contributing blogger, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Deena Engel

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Deena Engel

This week’s contributing author, Xin Wang, is a writer and curator based in New York, as well as a first-year PhD student at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Select writing and projects can be found at: https://blancdexin.com/   For the November 14, 2016 installment of the IFA’s Time-Based Media Art Conservation lecture… Read more »

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 Art Conservation: Mona Jimenez

Topics in Time-Based Media Art 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 »