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Symposium on electronic media

From: Glenn Wharton <glenn.wharton>
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007
IMAP Electronic Media Preservation Symposium
at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) conference

George Eastman House
Saturday, September 29, 2007

Organized by Independent Media Arts Preservation
<URL:>, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI),
and the AMIA Independent Media Interest Group, the IMAP Electronic
Media Preservation Symposium is a day-long event comprised of an
introductory lecture, three panel discussions, and an evening
screening of preserved single-channel videotapes.  Panels draw on
the expertise of a network of professionals involved in the
electronic media, archival and art conservation fields and will
focus on the collection, documentation, preservation, and exhibition
of single- channel, installation, and computer-based art.

Panel discussion topics:

    The Documentation of Electronic Media Arts: Addressing
    Preservation Challenges

    Conserving New Media

    History of Video Art: New York Pioneers Evening screening:
    History of Video Art: New York Pioneers

Throughout the Symposium, the documentation and research tools that
have been developed by IMAP in the past few years will be shared,
including the Preservation Section of the newly launched EAI Online
Resource Guide for Exhibiting, Collecting and Preserving Media Art
<URL:> and the
IMAP Cataloging Template.

For more information and to register for the Symposium, visit:


IMAP members will receive a discounted registration fee for the

The IMAP Electronic Media Preservation Symposium has been made
possible by support from the New York State Council on the Arts and
the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

For more information, please contact:

    Dara Meyers-Kingsley
    Executive Director
    c/o EAI
    535 West 22 Street, 5th floor
    New York, NY 10011
    Fax: 212-337-0679
    imap [at] imappreserve__org

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