The webinar aims to be a place to reflect collectively on the next steps for immersive media in the field and will be followed by a Q&A.
In the first part of the webinar, Lieve Baetens will present the key findings of her research.
Next, we will join Candice Cranmer (ACMI), Dragan Espenschied (Rhizome), Gaby Wijers (LIMA) & Jack McConchie (Tate) to discuss the term immersive media, selecting and preserving immersive media and collaborations between institutions and artists.
The moderator is Kiki Lennaerts (Digital Preservation Advisor, Sound & Vision) and Lieve Baetens presents the webinar.
Lieve Baetens (NISV) is working on getting her Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Heritage. She is interested in born-digital heritage, specifically immersive media. In 2023, she was an intern at Sound & Vision where she conducted research on strategies for the selection and preservation of immersive media in cultural heritage institutions.
Candice Cranmer (ACMI) is the Time-based Media Conservator at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image). Having worked in collections access and preservation for the past 10 years she has a keen interest in innovative conservation methodologies. She is a co-convener of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) special interest group Electron and a board member of Melbourne based artist-run agency Composite.
Gaby Wijers (LIMA) founded LIMA ten years ago and has a background in documentation, informatics and theatre. Previously she was the head of research and conservation at the Netherlands Media Art Institute.
Dragan Espenschied (Rhizome) has a background in electronic music, net activism and net art. He has worked for Rhizome since 2014 and is the Preservation Director of Rhizome. He manages the archive of Rhizome, the ArtBase.
Jack McConcie (Tate) has studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He works as a Time-based media conservator for Tate. He is engaged in the acquisitions, digital repository, exhibitions, display and research within Tate.