'Second Summit on New Media Art Archiving'
Lightning Talk – Participatory Preservation: Experiments in Distributed Networks of Care
- Abstract: The recent emergence of decentralized economies has foregrounded an urgent need for new modes of long-view care and stewardship in contemporary Time-based Media Art. This lightning talk presents some learnings and insights from 10 years of hands-on applied research in the gallery and museum context. Case studies are structured around design thinking methodologies, and outcomes from experiments ranging from new exhibition formats, to collecting models, decentralized storage experiments and more.
- Biography: Kelani Nichole is a technologist, collector and founder of TRANSFER, an experimental gallery focused on simulation in contemporary art since 2013. In addition to founding and running a leading digital art gallery, Kelani has spent 15 years in UX research and product development. In 2018 she invented a new model for distributed cultural infrastructure with The Current, a non-profit museum collection rethinking patronage and access for Time-based Media Art. Her work over the past ten years has focused on expanding an understanding and practical application of conservation and preservation through applied research and experiments with a global community of artists, collectors and institutions.
- MACBA - Convent dels Àngels
Plaça dels Àngels, 5, Barcelona
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