Call for Lightning Talk Proposals | The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure

The National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information capstone event, The Art of Digital Stewardship, is accepting proposals for lightning talks from the community. Lightning talk sessions will present a contribution, project, or theme related to the use of technology in art, digital preservation, digital archives, digital curation, or any topic related to the intersection of art and art information, particularly as it relates to digital media. This call for proposals is open to artists, students, educators, content creators, curators, archivists, and/or librarians.

Read more about the event below:

As the culminating event for the National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information (NDSR Art), the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will host The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure. During this symposium, NDSR Art residents from MICA’s Decker Library, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago and Small Data Industries will present possible solutions for the acquisition, preservation, and access of digital art and art information, from preserving born-digital documentation of the museum experience to working with at-risk artists’ archives.

In addition, this one-day symposium will bring together digital archivists, digital curators, librarians, content creators, and artists to discuss digital art stewardship and focus on questions such as:

How are we conceptualizing the artistic process as information/ or as a record? How can we support artists’ engagement with the archival record? And, conversely, how can we support artists’ archival impulses?

The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure is sponsored by the Maryland Institute College of Art and the National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information.


The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure
NDSR Art Capstone Event at Maryland Institute College of Art
Fred Lazarus IV Center, 1st Floor Auditorium (L115)
131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD
June 28, 2019, 9:30am
Visit https://inside.mica.edu/ndsr for more information.
Contact info: cfontanezrodriguez@mica.edu

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