Analog Video in Moving Image Archives & Conservation: Infrastructures of Knowledge from Production to Preservation
Keywords:audiovisual archives, media conservation, analog video, infrastructure, maintenance
The essay uses a set of theoretical ideas offered by Susan Leigh Star to argue for a shift in contemporary understandings of, and approaches to, video preservation. Instead of focusing on the granular characteristics of tape and their material stability, I argue, the audiovisual archival community should view preservation as a set of linked systems that function within a web of shifting perspectives and context-driven solutions.
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