So You Want to Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

Managing physical and digital files, metadata-gathering, and enabling complex internal or public searches of cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets are issues faced by many organizations: large, small, funded, volunteer... At Openflows, I build digital catalogs and archives regularly and want to share some of those specific strategies we use…

Liberation approaches to Technology: Interview

The fantastic author, librarian and activist Melissa Morrone [@InfAgit] interviewed me to discuss technology, feminism, decentralized networks of power, and liberation-focused approaches to teaching. quality content Read the whole interview here: http://libraryjuicepress.com/blog/?p=4778. A few choice quotes: MM: can you talk more about that in your approach towards technology and intimidation?…

Workshop 3/11/14: Digital Cataloging and Archiving with Open Source Software

Tuesday March 11, 2014, 6:30--10pm workshop @ Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology in NYC. Register online here. Creating and managing digital archives, catalogs, online canadian pharmacy and collections is a growing concern as organizations seek to manage files and records, metadata-gather, and enable complex searches of their cultural production, ephemera,…

Political Art Lectures for 2014

I'm writing to share resources for teachers looking for a NYC-based field trips for classes on art/politics/sociology/archives, etc: INTERFERENCE ARCHIVE ON-SITE TOURS I recently began an appointment as the Resident Scholar at the Interference Archive [www.interferencearchive.org], a public archive of political art ephemera in Brooklyn. See a NY Times article…
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