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Read through our CFP for the upcoming 2nd Global Audiovisual Archiving Conference: Exchange of Knowledge and Practices, taking place on July 12-14, 2024 in Toronto.
2001E Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, York University
88 The Pond Rd
North York ON
Watch the eighth episode of our online interview series, Talking Archives, which features conversations with artists, archivists, and researchers who are part of the A/CA network.
Congratulations to the A/CA members who recently presented their research at the Arsenal - Institute for Film and Video Arts' Archival Assembly #2 from June 8-15th in Berlin!
The ArQuives, in partnership with Archive/CounterArchive, is thrilled to announce that Jordan King will be Artist in Residence in celebration of The ArQuives’ 50th Anniversary.
York University's YFile news blog recently published an article interviewing A/CA Principal Investigator Janine Marchessault about some of the events that A/CA organized as part of this year's Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at York University.
This travelling exhibition, originally shown at the Nova Scotia Archives in conjunction with the "Margaret Perry and the Nova Scotia Film Bureau Films" A/CA Case Study, arrives at the Archives of Ontario this summer.
301 Adelaide St W
Toronto ON M5V 2E8
Congratulations to many A/CA members who are presenting their research at this year's Film and Media Studies Association of Canada (FMSAC) Annual Conference on May 27-29, 2023, at York University in Toronto, Canada, held in conjunction with the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences!
Archival Atelier | Hélène Brousseau and Sarah Lake, "Archiving Websites with Webrecorder" 4:30 pm, May 18, Zoom
As our collective cultural output becomes increasingly web-based, how can artists and researchers preserve at-risk websites of enduring value? This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Webrecorder, a suite of free and open-source web archiving tools. Participants will have the opportunity to practice preserving interactive online content like web-based artworks, virtual exhibitions, and digital publications.
Congratulations to all the A/CA members who are presenting their research at the upcoming 8th Eye International Conference that is happening from June 4-7, 2023, in Amsterdam. This year's conference is called "Activating the Archive: Audiovisual Collections and Civic Engagement, Global Collaboration, and Societal Change" and is being co-organized by the Eye Filmmuseum and the University of Amsterdam.
Archival Atelier | Pippin Barr, "Documenting Design with the Method for Design Materialization" 4:30 pm, May 4, Zoom
In this upcoming Archival Atelier workshop, game artist and scholar Pippin Barr will introduce the Method for Design Materialization (MDM), an approach to document, track, and recover the history of a software development project.
Watch the seventh episode of Talking Archives where A/CA Primary Investigator Janine Marchessault interviews Raegan Swanson, the Executive Director of the ArQuives and an A/CA Co-Applicant.
We are excited to share that the video documentation of the In Visible Colours: Remediated 2022 symposium, held last year between September 23-24, is now available to watch online at http://archive.vivomediaarts.com/ivc. This website also contains a wealth of other interesting resources, such as PDF publication scans and audio recordings from the original 1989 iteration of the event.