Institutional Presentation Statement
Second Summit on New Media Art Archiving
June 10, MACBA – Convent dels Àngels. Invited presentation
Keywords: online archive, media art, festival, prix ars electronica, hack attack
This presentation provides a glimpse into what the Ars Electronica Archive is and stands for, and what the current achievements and challenges are.
The Ars Electronica Archive contains documentation of content since the start of Ars Electronica in 1979. A huge number of artists and researchers from the field of art, technology and society were part of Ars Electronica activities during more than 40 years. They have left their traces in the archive. The presentation provides a glimpse into what the Ars Electronica Archive is and stands for, and what the current achievements and challenges are. Part of the archive is accessible online (Online Archive), part of it only internally (physical Archive & Internal Database). https://archive.aec.at
- Christina Radner (AT) currently is the responsible project manager for the Ars Electronica Archive in Linz, Austria. In 2009 she got her Master´s degree in art history at the University of Vienna. At an internship at the Art Brut Museum Gugging in Klosterneuburg near Vienna, she got a first insight into the archive work of a museum. She was hired project-based, to help work on an artist´s estate and to prepare a retrospective and a comprehensive catalogue of works. In 2013 she moved back to Upper Austria and started her work in the Ars Electronica Archive Team. Since 2015 she is the responsible project manager for the Archive and part of the Festival/Prix/Archive Core Team of Ars Electronica.