electronic media group    
a specialty group of the American Institute for Conservation


Upcoming Meeting

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Past meetings

Indianapolis 2013

Albuquerque 2012

 

    Electronic Media Group 2010 Program

at the 38th Annual Meeting of the AIC
May 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency
Milwaukee, WI

wednesday, MAY 12
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm    Objects and Electronic Media Joint Luncheon: Case Studies in Contemporary Art, hosted by INCCA-NA

Introductory Remarks
Jay Kreuger, Trustee, INCCA-NA; Senior Conservator of Modern Paintings, National Gallery of Art

“Inside Out, Red,” The Conservation of an Anish Kapoor Powder-Pigment Sculpture
Andrew Smith, Assistant Conservator, Sculpture Conservation Studio

Emerald Laser Lawn by Dan Corson in the Broward County Public Art and Design Collection
Tin Ly, Conservation Manager, Public Art and Design Program, Broward Cultural Division

Preventive Conservation and Identification of Plastics of a Recent Acquisition at the National Museum of the American Indian
Anne Turner Gunnison, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Conservation, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian; Susan Heald, Senior Textile Conservator, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian; Jia-Sun Tsang, Senior Paintings Conservator, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Conservation Institute; Yoonjo Lee, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Conservation, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian

FRIDAY, MAY 14
8:00 am - 9:00 am    Business Meeting

Business meeting minutes.


9:00 am - 12:00 pm    EMG Morning Session

Introductory Remarks
Fletcher Durant, Project Conservator, New York Public Library

Encounters with a Very-Large Picture Collection: The Joseph Selle Collection of Street Vendor Photography
Chris Burnett, Associate Professor, The University of Toledo

Image Storage and Permanence Considerations in the Long-Term Preservation of Photographic Images – An Update and Additional Considerations.
Joseph Labarca, Technical Director Image Permanence, Eastman Kodak Company

“Part of the Artwork” or “Accessory”? Determining the Status and the Replaceability of Technical Equipment in Electronic Art
Joanna Philips, Associate Conservator of Contemporary Art, Guggenheim Museum NY

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Walter Forsberg, New York University Moving Image Archiving and Preservation

Developing a Digital Archaeology for the Warren Spector Collection: A Case Study
Elizabeth Seramur, Candidate MSIS and CAS in Preservation Administration, University of Texas – Austin



2:00 pm - 3:30 pm     EMG Afternoon Session

Introductory Remarks
Fletcher Durant, Project Conservator, New York Public Library

Sticky Shed Syndrome in Audio Magnetic Tapes: Possible Causes and Analysis
Stephen C. Hobaica, Laboratory Manager, Library of Congress, Preservation Research and Testing Division

Baking, Mineral Oil and Windex: Myths, Home Brews and a Wee Bit of Hard Science – a look at the state of pre-digitization conservation treatment for audiovisual media
George Blood, Principal, Safe Sound Archive

Audiovisual Self-Assessment Program (AvSAP)
Jimi Jones, Project Conservator, Audiovisual Self-Assessment Program, UIUC Library Conservation Unit