Musée Bolo - Musée suisse de l’informatique, de la culture numérique et du jeu vidéo, Lausanne

Pilot Study – Preservation of Swiss Video Games

Mon, 25.10.2021, 10:0015:00
HEK workshop room
Deutsch / Englisch

Memoriav, in collaboration with Pixelvetica and the HEK, invites you to the workshop to learn about the challenges of saving Swiss video games.

Musée Bolo - Musée suisse de l’informatique, de la culture numérique et du jeu vidéo, Lausanne

After the very successful first online workshop on June 7, 2021 and before the publication of the final report on the pilot study in 2022, Memoriav and Pixelvetica invite you to a second and final workshop to inform about the challenges in saving Swiss video games.

The workshop will take place on Monday, October 25, 2021 from 10am to 3pm at HEK. The event is divided into two parts: In the morning, there will be a panel discussion on the results of the survey Pixelvetica conducted this summer among Swiss memory institutions. It will give a first insight into the video game collections in Switzerland and the competences available for their preservation. This will be followed by practical workshops on specific case studies in the afternoon.

We are very pleased to be able to offer this second workshop on site (valid Covid certificate mandatory.It will be also offered an online broadcast of the panel discussion. This hybrid mode will allow everyone to follow the further development of this important pilot project.

Afterwards you can join a guided tour through the current exhibition Radical Gaming.


- Presentation of first results of the survey

- Presentation of case studies (workshop in the afternoon)

- Open discussion

Registration by Monday October 18, 2021 via

A Registration is also required for online participation in the morning.

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