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Conference - Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future National Media Museums

http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/ArchivesConference



- Archives 2.0 - Preliminary session - emerging researcher panel: The preliminary session
(Mon 24 Nov) for Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future - our
international conference on the challenges and opportunities around the
acquisition and management of visual archives by cultural institutions. 
This session will take place from 5.30pm - 7.30pm on Monday 24 November
 at the University of Leeds.  Speakers for the emerging researcher panel

Pre-digital archives: discovering a lost past
Dimitra Gkitska, MFA in curating student, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Conservation of media art, institutions and practices in museums in the digital age
Laura Plana Gracia, lecturer, researcher and curator, University of Sunderland

Archival knowledge and the documents of dance
Laura Griffiths, AHRC CDA candidate, University of Leeds



Archives 2.0 - programme for day 1 Day 1 (Tue 25 Nov):  our international conference on
the challenges and opportunities around the acquisition and management of
visual archives by cultural institutions.

Jo Quinton-Tulloch (Director, National Media Museum)
Paul Goodman (Head of collections projects, National Media Museum)
Dr Katharine Martinez (Director, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona)

-Session 1: Photography archives - case studies
Chair: Anne McNeil (Director, Impressions Gallery)
The nature of the archive
Richard Ovenden (Bodley's Librarian)

Photographers' archives and their legacy, and the role of universities
Val Millington (Photographers' Archives and Legacy Project)

The Daniel Meadows archive at the Library of Birmingham
Pete James (Head of photographs, Birmingham City Council)

Surviving tsunami: a project in Japan to salvage and digitize extremely damaged photographic archives
Keishi Mitsui (Curator, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography)

-Panel discussion: 
Photography as markers for navigating memories of the recent past
Grete Dalum-Tilds (Associate lecturer, University of Northampton)

Archives as praxis - artplayer and the capturing and sharing of culture through communities of interest
Roger McKinley (Research and innovation manager, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology [FACT], Liverpool)

Multisensory archives of spaces
Tom Jackson (Research associate, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds)

Jessica S McDonald (Nancy Inman and Marlene Nathan Meyerson curator of photography, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin)

- Session 2: Private and public archive ownership
Chair: Colin Harding (Curator of photography and photographic technology, National Media Museum)

The John Wall archive of the Directory of British Photographic Collections, 1972
Professor Val Williams (Photography and the Archive Research Centre at University of the Arts, London)

Private passions, public pleasures: the life of Edward Linley Sambourne
Daniel Robbins (Curator, Leighton House Museum, London)

The Arthur Ransome archive at the University of Leeds
Simon Popple (Deputy head of the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds)

- Session 3: Making the invisible visible - activating archives, institutions and platforms
Chair: Professor Ryan Bishop (Professor of global arts and politics at the University of Southampton)

Sunil Manghani (University of Southampton)
Kristoffer Gansing (Artistic director, transmediale, Berlin)
Marq Smith (Founding editor of the Journal of Visual Culture and director of doctoral studies at the Royal College of Art)
John Stack (Head of digital, Tate)
Christina Duffy (Imaging scientist, British Library)

- Summary and closing remarks
Paul Goodman (Head of collections projects, National Media Museum)

Archives 2.0 - programme for day 2. Day 2 (Wed 26 Nov) of Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future - our international conference on the challenges and opportunities around the acquisition and management of visual archives by cultural institutions.

-Keynote speaker
Dr Ulrich Pohlmann (Curator of photography, Münchner Stadtmuseum)

- Session 3: Community engagement
Chair: Simon Popple (Deputy head, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds)

Remembrance and (re)membering: contrasting perspectives on the Sunbeam Photographic Collection
Karen Sheperdson (Principal lecturer in photography at Canterbury Christ Church University and director of South East Archive of Seaside Photography)

From analogue collection to participatory digital archive
Susan Lambert (Head of Museum of Design in Plastics, Arts University Bournemouth)

The Pararchive Project
Fiona Philip (Lecturer, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds)
Daniel Mutimba (Researcher, Pararchive Project)
Dr Alison Hess (Associate curator of research and public history, Science Museum, London)

- Sessions 4a and 4b will be held in parallel
Session 4a: Film and digital archives and archival practice
Chair: Giorgia Aiello (Lecturer, international communications, Institute of Communications, University of Leeds)

Deep film access: the archiving of film-making expertise and collaborative endeavour
Dr Sarah Atkinson (Principal lecturer in film and media, and the assistant head of School for Digital Transformations, University of Brighton)

Dealing with hybrid heritage: curation, curatorship, stewardship and cultural management
Luca Antoniazzi (Researcher, Institute of Communications, University of Leeds)

Turning a national archive digital by degrees
Helen Edmunds (Collections manager, BFI National Archive) and Charles Fairall (Head of conservation, collections and information, British Film Institute)

Searching for District 9 in the archives: an archaeology of a film transmedia campaign
Kim Walden (Senior lecturer in film and television cultures, University of Hertfordshire)

Panel discussionSession 4b: Curatorship of art and printed archives
Chair: Greg Hobson (Curator of photography, National Media Museum)

Book Works archive: towards a lexicon of content
Karen Di Franco (Independent artist and archivist)

Digital media art and the artists' book collections: the challenges around the acquisition of analogue/digital/mixed archives
Sarah Cook (Fellow, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee)

The curatorial landscape of the Slade Archive Project
Liz Bruchet (Researcher, Slade Archive Project, University College London)

The difficulties of archiving, preserving and re-exhibiting vintage video artworks
Adam Lockhart (archivist, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee)

Panel discussion

- Sessions 5a and 5b will be held in parallel
- Session 5a: Democratisation of archives

The use of new technologies for photography within the fourth archival paradigm
Gavin Maitland (Freelance writer, researcher and lecturer in photography and visual culture)

Democratising or privileging: the future of access to archives
Dr Craig Gauld (Administrator, Centre for Archive and Information Studies, University of Dundee)

The researcher as quasi-curator-archivist
Geoff Blackwell (Independent researcher and council member, The Royal Photographic Society)

- Panel discussionSession 5b: Archive copyright
Chair: Tim Padfield (Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers)

Copyright is changing for archives
Tim Padfield (Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers)

Managing copyright in museums: some recent case studies
Dr Ellie Pridgeon (Director, Consultant Archivist Ltd)

What's the bigger picture? Copyright and balancing the rights of private assets and public treasures
Katrina Stokes (Donor relations manager, British Film Institute) and Annabelle Shaw (Head of rights and contracts, British Film Institute)

- Session 6: The archives in the corner of the room - television and the archives
Chair: Bill Thompson (Head of partnership development, BBC Archives)

Archive: past, present future
Anthony Wall (Series editor of Arena, BBC flagship arts programme 1985-present)

Panel discussion: the BBC as community archive
Anthony Wall
Tony Ageh (controller, BBC Archives and Digital Public Space)
Cathy Williams (head of collections knowledge, The National Archives)

Summary and closing remarks
Paul Goodman (head of collections projects, National Media Museum)