August - October 2019 / Time Based Media
This issue is on the theme ‘Time Based Media’ and features articles about the challenges of collecting, preserving and displaying artworks and social movements using technology. Articles are about the preservation challenges presented by time-based media artworks and the technologies they use, how conservators are developing systems for managing these works in their collections and what’s involved with capturing social movements that unfold online. The issue includes a roundup of the Victorian Museum Awards and an update by Amelia Marra on the Small Museums Cataloguing Manual.
Our cover image is an installation image at ACMI for Ghosts, Toast and the Things Unsaid, 2016, commissioned by ACMI in partnership with Google’s Creative Lab, and produced by creative agency Sandpit in partnership with Grumpy Sailor. Photographer: Steffen Pederson. Ghosts, Toast and the Things invites audiences into the lives of two characters through a two-person VR experience.
Other items in this issue provide information about the workshops, meetings and tours programmed for members, the upcoming Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum and the Museum News and Branch News sections will bring you up-to-date with sector information.
Find a full list of the contents for the issue here.
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