The Digital Oblivion. Substance and Ethics in the Conservation of Computer-Based Art — International symposium :: November 4-5, 2010; 10:00 am – 6:00 pm :: ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Lorenzstrasse 19, 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany.
As part of the three-year EU-funded research project digital art conservation, this international symposium aims to investigate the future of our digital cultural memory, focusing in particular on the preservation of computer-based art.
For a couple of decades now, digitalisation has allowed the content of cultural memory to be more easily processed and circulated. However, the preservation of digitalised contents is fundamentally conditioned by the need to adapt to an ever more rapid sequence of new technical systems. Continue reading