The Technological Arts Preservation Project Talk: Preserving Immersive Media

8 APRIL, THURSDAY
16.00 (TURKISH TIME)

16.00
KEYNOTE: THE ARTIST’S VIEWS ON THE PRESERVATION OF IMMERSIVE MEDIA

* JEFFREY SHAW, NEW MEDIA ARTIST
For this session, the artist will share his views on the preservation of his work of art Virtual Sculpture (1981) as well as the work Memory Theater VR (1997) by Agnes Hegedüs.

16.40
ROUND-TABLE: NON-TECHNICAL AND TECHNICAL CHALLENGES OF PRESERVING IMMERSIVE MEDIA

* TOM ENSOM, TIME-BASED MEDIA CONSERVATOR (TATE)
* OSMAN SERHAT KARAMAN, DIGITAL PRESERVATION MANAGER (SSM)
* JACK McCONCHIE, TIME-BASED MEDIA CONSERVATOR (TATE)
* MORGANE STRICOT, MEDIA and DIGITAL ART CONSERVATOR (ZKM)
* MATTHIEU VLAMINCK, MEDIA and DIGITAL ART CONSERVATOR (ZKM)
* CEMAL YILMAZ, COMPUTER SCIENTIST (SABANCI UNIVERSITY)

The debate will revolve around the works referred to in the first session and focus on the time factor in the preservation of technological artworks. The participants will examine whether it is possible to conserve the effect of an artwork that has been technologically produced and preserved. Accordingly, they will also explore the process of selecting the elements to be saved for the future in cases the original technology used for the work has become out of date.

18.00
Q + A

*Registration required.
*The Conference will be held in English with simultaneous translation to Turkish.

 

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