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Foto zoekt familie: Digital Dutch East Indies

Foto zoekt familie: Digital Dutch East Indies

“Is dit jouw oma?” was the question that numerous shoppers were confronted with, when strolling down the aisles of Dutch supermarkets in search of Indonesian chips called emping in the early months of 2013. The question...
Plan (Your) Obsolescence – Archive (as) Art

Plan (Your) Obsolescence – Archive (as) Art

This article is a co-creation by Autumn Hand, Juliana Paiva, Kendall Grady and Mario Gesteira. Archive (An Informal Introduction) Let’s blow the dust and grime off the archive. Let’s get to the art of this matter too. Whether archive...
Night of the Living Dead: Future Museum

Night of the Living Dead: Future Museum

An Evening with Facing Forward: Theorizing the Future This article is a co-creation by Autumn Hand, Juliana Paiva, Kendall Grady and Mario Gesteira. The five hundred forward-thinking individuals gathered for an inquiry into Future Museum were eager to pick...
The rebirth of data – between database and narrative

The rebirth of data – between database and narrative

In arts, it has always been customary that artists influence each other and build upon the work of their peers. However, in the 20th century, this tendency magnified even further. Art movements like pop art and Dada, with their...
Book Review: SUSTAINABLE ARCHIVING OF BORN –DIGITAL CULTURAL CONTENT

Book Review: SUSTAINABLE ARCHIVING OF BORN –DIGITAL CULTURAL CONTENT

Author and publisher: Annet Dekker through Virtueel Platform: May 2010 In a time where contemporary art is struggling to exist as a part of history and its cultural heritage, the transition into a digital era from an analogous epoch...

Wolfgang Ernst on Archives

Excerpt from presentation made for the tutorial German Media Theory under supervision by Geert Lovink Humboldt University (Berlin) professor Wolfgang Ernst is one of the pioneering scholars of media archeology, a branch of inquiry that he defines as “an...