Conservation and Collecting


Best Practices for the Conservation of Media Art, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

The Right Time to Rethink the Structure, Alain Servais, 2016

The Unbearable Aura of the Website. Originality in the Digital Age, Domenico Quaranta, 2011

After Uniqueness: a history of video art in circulation, Erika Balsom, 2017

A Website Sales Contract, courtesy of Evan Roth

My Collectible Ass, McKenzie Wark, e-flux, 2017

"To think about digital objects as collectable, it may help to start by asking what it is that is actually collected. We tend to think that what is collected is a rare object. But what makes it rare?..."

Dear Collector, Domenico Quaranta, 2016

“The first thing you have to realise is that there’s not such a thing as digital media art, or whichever label you choose to describe it. There are just artists, responding at different levels to the topics of their time, and using at different levels the tools of their time...” Domenico Quaranta, Dear Collector, 2016.