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Image Process: A Fundraiser for the Western Front Archive

This Saturday, October 25th, 2014 the Western Front is hosting a fundraising event for their Archive. Enjoy cocktails and dinner, and a  special screening of newly digitized computer animated works from Western Front’s Archive. 173 more words

Moving Images

Marion Memorial Scoping Meeting and Comment Period

On Tuesday, October 28, 5 to 7 pm, there will be a “scoping meeting” for the proposed memorial to Francis Marion that is being considered for Marion Park.  138 more words

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From the Archives: Rhino Horn at Gallery Odyssey

Isser Aronovici joined the Rhino Horn group as they exhibited at Gallery Odyssey in Midtown Manhattan in 1973.

Rhino Horn

Value

Recent events at the Glasgow School of Art, which holds an extensive archive, really call into question the idea of value. Imagine an archive you have worked at, its shelves full of things that have been deemed worth keeping forever. 691 more words

Lorraine reblogged this on IMPossible Archives and commented:

After today's lecture about disaster planning and what counts as 'vital records', this discussion about value seems especially apt.

"Colloq" archiving software

“New tool promises archive of the web”
Article by Vindu Goel, New York Times, 20th Oct 2014

A new archiving software called “Colloq” has been developed by a non-profit organisation called Rhizome in the USA.  23 more words

Week 4 guest lecture

In week 4, we had an informative lecture from Joy Davidson from the Digital Curation Centre (DCC).

The DCC are experts in digital information curation focusing on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management across the UK’s higher education research community. 40 more words