Keywords: Latin America, Archives, Video art
This work is an extensive research survey on Video Art Collections in Latin America. The objective is to propose several paths for more systematic study and discussion in the future, which should include greater detail on the artists and their works, the preservation status thereof, and a critical understanding of their cataloguing, as well as the visibility of the works and creators that comprise the collections.
- José-Carlos Mariátegui is a writer, curator, scholar and entrepreneur on culture, and technology. Dr. Mariátegui is the founder of Alta Tecnología Andina – ATA, an organization working at the intersection of art, science, technology and society in Latin America. His multidisciplinary research embraces media archaeology, digitization, archives and the impact of technology in memory institutions. He is a Lecturer at LUISS (Rome), Research Fellow at the Department of Media and Communications of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Board Member of Future Everything (UK). A former Board Member of the Museo de Arte de Lima – MALI (2013-2021), he chairs MALI’s Education Committee, and leads the museum’s digital strategy. Has published in journals such as AI & Society, Third Text, The Information Society, Telos and Leonardo and curated art and technology projects internationally for more than two decades. He recently co-edited a special issue for AI & Society on Cybernetics in Latin America.