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He addresses “unofficial” preservation practices and illustrates why they can sometimes be more effective than professional endeavors. As Ippolito points out, only a tiny portion of new media artworks created since 1980 has been preserved, while a massive portion of video games has been restored and kept alive by a global community of dispersed amateurs. Ippolito proposes to keep multilayered technological culture alive through “proliferative preservation” that writes new versions of a work into the “cultural niche” formerly occupied by a single version and employs the benefits of crowdsourcing to offset the range of quality that amateur contributions yield.
Drawing on Derrida’s reading of James Joyce’s work for under standing the emerging world of new information and communications technologies, Gere also establishes links between bitmapping, hypertext, “word processing,” and early personal computing. By examining the histories and experiences of presenting participatory artworks Rudolf Frieling both picks up on some of the issues of documentation outlined by Oliver Grau in the first chapter in this section and lays the groundwork for Beryl Graham’s analysis of the need for documenting exhibitions in the final chapter in this book.
Org platform, which is developing into a scholarly archive for this multifaceted field, ranging from art history to media, film, cultural studies, computer science, psychology, and so on. 14 With the nineteen disciplines represented at Re:fresh! org is evolving with future conferences under the guidance of an advisory board including Sean Cubitt, Douglas Kahn, Martin Kemp, Timothy Lenoir, Machiko Kusahara, and Paul Thomas. Image Science: From the Image Atlas to the Virtual Museum The integration of a “new” image form into image history does not constitute a new method; there have been different historic forerunners.