Category Archives: Archiving

Report – Art Institutions of the 21st Century

In December 2016, following the think tank Media in the Expanded Field, Montabonel & Partners released the Report Art Institutions of the 21st Century.  The publication explores the function of art institutions in the 21st century, with an eye to highlighting the blurring of

Report – Art Institutions of the 21st Century

In December 2016, following the think tank Media in the Expanded Field, Montabonel & Partners released the Report Art Institutions of the 21st Century.  The publication explores the function of art institutions in the 21st century, with an eye to highlighting the blurring of

HANNA HÖLLING: Revisions, or on the aesthetics of change

  “What is Zen for Film?,” I was asked sometime in the early fall of 2014, on the occasion of a preparatory meeting for Revisions, an exhibition to feature Zen for Film (1962–64), Nam June Paik’s “blank” film projection. Despite

HANNA HÖLLING: Revisions, or on the aesthetics of change

  “What is Zen for Film?,” I was asked sometime in the early fall of 2014, on the occasion of a preparatory meeting for Revisions, an exhibition to feature Zen for Film (1962–64), Nam June Paik’s “blank” film projection. Despite

BERYL GRAHAM: New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art. Chapter 1 Modes of Collection

Why Collect? Ten Thousand Cents is a digital artwork that creates a representation of a $100 bill. Using a custom drawing tool, thousands of individuals working in isolation from one another painted a tiny part of the bill without knowledge

BERYL GRAHAM: New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art. Chapter 1 Modes of Collection

Why Collect? Ten Thousand Cents is a digital artwork that creates a representation of a $100 bill. Using a custom drawing tool, thousands of individuals working in isolation from one another painted a tiny part of the bill without knowledge

DOMENICO QUARANTA: Oh, When the Internet Breaks at Some Point

“Walked out this morning / Don’t believe what I saw / A hundred billion bottles / Washed up on the shore / Seems I’m not alone at being alone / A hundred billion castaways / Looking for a home” The Police,

DOMENICO QUARANTA: Oh, When the Internet Breaks at Some Point

“Walked out this morning / Don’t believe what I saw / A hundred billion bottles / Washed up on the shore / Seems I’m not alone at being alone / A hundred billion castaways / Looking for a home” The Police,

MARIANA ROQUETTE TEIXEIRA: When motion gives way to motionlessness – Recollecting exhibitions and events

Over the last few years, we have seen an increasing number of exhibitions that “revive” past exhibitions. The variety of cases shows different displaying strategies developed according to the overall goal of each exhibition. Some of them intend to highlight

MARIANA ROQUETTE TEIXEIRA: When motion gives way to motionlessness – Recollecting exhibitions and events

Over the last few years, we have seen an increasing number of exhibitions that “revive” past exhibitions. The variety of cases shows different displaying strategies developed according to the overall goal of each exhibition. Some of them intend to highlight

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: The Clock Strikes 13 in the Archive World

‘The world’s most intriguing documents now lie comatose inside a 1995-ish laptop… ’ A friend of mine works as an archivist at a large university that collects rare documents of all sorts. She tells me that a major issue with collecting

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: The Clock Strikes 13 in the Archive World

‘The world’s most intriguing documents now lie comatose inside a 1995-ish laptop… ’ A friend of mine works as an archivist at a large university that collects rare documents of all sorts. She tells me that a major issue with collecting

MIRIAM LA ROSA: in conversation with NAYIA YIAKOUMAKI

On the 23rd of February 2016, I met Nayia Yiakoumaki – Curator Archive Gallery at Whitechapel Gallery, London – to discuss issues related to archiving and exhibiting practices, on the basis of her research and professional experience. Our conversation touched

MIRIAM LA ROSA: in conversation with NAYIA YIAKOUMAKI

On the 23rd of February 2016, I met Nayia Yiakoumaki – Curator Archive Gallery at Whitechapel Gallery, London – to discuss issues related to archiving and exhibiting practices, on the basis of her research and professional experience. Our conversation touched