Conservation Piece(s)

In 2016 HeK started the event series „Conservation Piece(s)“ which aims to approach the question of preservation of performative media with theoretical impulses and practical examples and to bring together conservationists, theoreticians and intuitions with experience in digital culture and technology, to examine the current state of affairs in this field; to draw lessons from current projects; to provide a glimpse of new conservation strategies; and to promote cooperation between institutions in the field.


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Conservation Piece(s) - Conference on the preservation of performative media

Mon, 27.06.2016, 09:30 - 18:00
Theoretical impulses and practical examples on the preservation of digital art

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Conservation Piece(s) - Beat Brogle "Onewordmovie"

Thu, 08.12.2016, 18:30
Based on Beat Brogle's work "Onewordmovie", which consists of user interaction of animation, conservation possibilities of digital art are evaluated.

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Conservation Piece(s) III

Mon, 02.10.2017, 15:00 - 18:00
The third edition of our event series "Conservation Piece(s)" examines the topic of digital repositories and archives.

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Conservation Piece(s) IV: How to deal with technical obsolescence?

Mon, 25.06.2018, 15:00 - 18:00
All things are based on the fact that they change continuously. Especially in media art this process can be rapid, sometimes even unpredictable. A talk with the conservators Patrícia Falcão and Tom Ensom, the director of Espace Multimédia Gantner Valérie Perrin and artist Marc Lee.