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Symposium on conservation science

From: Lynn Lee <lynn_lee<-at->
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2010
Andrew W. Mellon Symposium in Conservation Science:
Technical Conservation Issues of Time-Based Media

Harvard Art Museum, Arthur M. Sackler Lecture Hall
485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
Saturday, April 10, 2010

This symposium brings together scientists, conservators, artists,
and curators to discuss the conservation issues of time-based media.
It will focus on current scientific and technical topics as well as
possible directions for future research.

Symposium Schedule: Saturday, April 10, 2010

    9 am            Coffee and refreshments

    9:30 am         Welcome
                    Thomas W. Lentz, Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot
                    Director Harvard Art Museum

                    Introductory Remarks
                    Lynn Lee, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in
                    Conservation Science, Harvard Art Museum/Straus
                    Center for Conservation and Technical Studies

    10 am           Keynote Presentation
                    Clones, Copies and Codices: Is It Conservation?
                    Is It Science?
                    Pip Laurenson, head of time-based media
                    conservation, Tate, London

    11 am           How I Got into TV
                    Peter Kirby, director and editor, Media Art
                    Services, Los Angeles

    11:45 am        CD-R and CD-ROM Research at the Library of
                    Stephen Hobaica, laboratory manager,
                    Preservation Research and Testing Division,
                    Library of Congress, Washington, DC**

    12:30 pm        Lunch

    2 pm            Preserving Video: The Digital Transition
                    Angelo Sacerdote, preservation program manager,
                    Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco

    2:45 pm         Using Emulation to Preserve Digital Artifacts:
                    Recent Experiences and Thoughts of an Emulation
                    Jeff Rothenberg, senior computer scientist, RAND
                    Corporation, Santa Monica

    3:30 pm         Coffee break

    4 pm            The Virtualization of Agent Ruby: A Case Study
                    in the Preservation of Web Art
                    Mark Hellar, principal, Hellar Studios, San

    4:45 pm         New Media beyond the White Cube: Preserving
                    Digital Art
                    Christiane Paul, adjunct curator of new media
                    arts, Whitney Museum of American Art; director
                    of media studies graduate programs and associate
                    professor of media studies, The New School, New

    5:30 pm         Reception

Free admission. No registration required.  Complimentary parking
will be available at the Broadway Garage, located on Felton Street,
between Cambridge Street

Funding for this symposium has been generously provided by the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

For more information, contact

    Kathleen Kennelly

    Lynn Lee

Lynn Lee, Ph.D.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies
Harvard Art Museum
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: 617-495-0322

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