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Purity and Security: A Cultural History of Plexiglass

Invited Speaker, “Purity and Security: A Cultural History of Plexiglass,” “The City as Environmental Mediation,” Material and Visual Culture Seminar, Centre for Digital Anthropology, University College London (virtual), November 2, 2020

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Animated Aberrations, Rebellious Objects (on Zoe Beloff)

“Animated Aberrations, Rebellious Objects,” Volume 49 (September 2016).

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Recover Lost File: I Wrote About Ben Fino-Radin and Lori Emerson on Preserving Obsolete Media for Nautilus Magazine

Cover Image: “XFR STN” Test Pattern, created by DuArt. Courtesy DuArt Restoration
Cover Image: “XFR STN” Test Pattern, created by DuArt. Courtesy DuArt Restoration

Last Friday Ben Fino-Radin, digital repository manager at the Museum of Modern Art; and Lori Emerson, assistant professor of English and director of the Media Archaeology Lab at the University of Colorado at Boulder, convened at NYU ostensibly to discuss “New | Media Archives.” I was invited to write about their discussion for the lovely and exciting Nautilus, a new-ish science magazine, which I highly recommend. You can read my post, which was assigned the rather prolix headline, “Preserving Yesterday’s Tech to Get a Better Gasp on Today’s,” here.