Preserving and Exhibiting Media Art
Friday 10 May, 18.00
MAXXI B.A.S.E., Graziella Lonardi Buontempo hall – admittance free
curated by Alessandra Barbuto
The presentation of the books Preserving and Exhibiting Media Art and Media Art Installations. Preservation and Presentation offers an opportunity to discuss some of the most urgent issues associated with strategies of conservation and presentation of contemporary art that uses experimental technologies and complex media.
Over recent decades the international debate regarding conservation and documentation of New Media Art has been tackled by both public museums and private galleries and collections with the aim of drawing up shared research protocols.
Welcome from Giovanna Melandri, President Fondazione MAXXI
Anna Mattirolo, Director MAXXI Arte
Alessandra Barbuto, Head of collection, conservation, registrar MAXXI Arte
Laura Barreca, rt historian and curator, Accademia di Belle Arti, Palermo
Renate Buschmann, Director imai (inter media art institute), Düsseldorf
Tiziana Caianiello, researcher ZERO Foundation, Düsseldorf
Bruna Esposito, Artist
Cosetta Saba, University of Udine
The conference has been organized in collaboration with platform INCCA Italia – International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art