Independent Media Arts Preservation

invites you to

*Contemplating Templates:*

*A Roundtable of Cataloging Solutions for Media Assets*

*Thursday, December 10, 2015*

*6:00 – 8:00 PM*

*Fales Library and Special Collections*

Bobst Library

New York University

70 Washington Square South – 3rd floor

Travel Directions:

Moderated by Christine Frohnert


   - *Reassessing IMAP’s Cataloging Template*

*Athena Christa Holbrook, Museum of Modern Art*

   - *Introducing AVCC Inventory Tool*

*Joshua Ranger, AVPreserve*

   - *Introducing Binder:  *

*Tool for Managing Digital Preservation Metadata*

*Ben Fino-Radin, Museum of Modern Art*

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*Presenter Bios*

*Ben Fino-Radin *is a museum professional specializing in strategy and
solutions for long-term digital preservation of digital art and cultural
heritage.  As Museum of Modern Art’s Associate Media Conservator, Ben
manages the ongoing design and development of the institution’s digital
repository, which serves as the secure preservation environment for
hundreds of terabytes of collection materials ranging from digitized analog
film and video to born-digital software and video games.

Ben serves as an adjunct professor at NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and
Preservation program, having taught courses in digital literacy and
consideration of installation-based artworks with computer-controlled
elements.  Fino-Radin holds an MS in Information Science and MFA in Digital
Art from Pratt Institute.

*Athena Christa Holbrook *is Collection Specialist in Museum of Modern
Art’s Department of Media and Performance Art.  She is an audiovisual
archivist dedicated to the history, presentation, and preservation of media
and performance art.  She received an MA in Moving Image Archiving and
Preservation from New York University, where she focused on preservation
and history of video arts and image-processing tools.  Her thesis was on
processing and managing the personal archive of video artist Joan Logue,
with whom she continues to work.

Athena has processed notable media archives including Experimental
Television Center and archives at Rose Goldsen Archive of
New Media Art.  She has worked as a time-based media conservator for the
Kramlich Collection-New Art Trust.  She is co-founder of Women in
Humanities, Preservation, and Emerging Media (WiHPEM).

*Joshua Ranger* is Senior Consultant for assessment and inventory projects
at AVPreserve.  A 2007 graduate of NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and
Preservation program, he holds an MA in American Studies from University of
Virginia.  Josh specializes in developing workflows and tools for rapid
inventory of archival collections.  He presents widely at conferences on
processing audiovisual collections and preservation planning.