Textual Science, as Gregory Heyworth argues, is poised to change the established order of things. With images of recovered works, many previously unseen, this talk will chart the way ahead in theory and praxis.
Much of the general public in fact believes that every film and television program ever made has already been digitized and is now available in Netflix’s catalog. That is hardly the case.
“Things are changing radically in the university…it’s a moment of great terror.”
Does it still make sense to distinguish the roles of museums, galleries, and spaces for exhibition from those of archives and repositories?
At the end of the three-day Media in Transition conference, panelists swap impressions and reactions, offering some notional themes for future symposia.
European archivists grapple with the legal obligations, civic responsibilities and future prospects of their collections, which, thanks to the Internet and other new technologies, are increasingly awash in image and sound.
At this moment of transition in the archive, we face many choices, from redundancy and maintaining double systems to all-out conversion to digital formats. What strategies make sense as you look forward?