Preventing digital casualties: an interdisciplinary research for preserving digital art

Innocenti, Perla (2012) Preventing digital casualties: an interdisciplinary research for preserving digital art. Leonardo: Art Science and Technology, 45 (5). pp. 472-473. ISSN 0024-094X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00448

Abstract

There are practical problems associated with documentation, preservation, access, function, context and meaning of digital art. How do we care for similar works, and which are the theoretical and methodological challenges for curating and preserving digital art? Upon an ongoing case-based investigation of current digital and media art conservation practices at leading international museums, The author investigates how conservation for digital art could benefit from interdisciplinary synergies with Digital Preservation, Art Theory, and Information Management. A longer version of this paper entitled ‘Evolution and preservation of digital art: case studies from ZKM’, was presented at the Association of Art Historians (AAH) Conference 2010, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital art, digital preservation, cultural heritage informatics, library and information science, museums
Subjects: G600 Software Engineering
L900 Others in Social studies
P300 Media studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Perla Innocenti
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2017 09:11
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2017 09:11
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/29908

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