In pursuit of an expressive vocabulary for preserved new media art

McHugh, A. and Konstantelos, L. (2010) In pursuit of an expressive vocabulary for preserved new media art. In: European Conference on Digital Libraries 2010, Glasgow, UK, 6-10 Sep 2010,

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Abstract

The status of the new media, interactive and performance art context appears to complicate our ability to follow conventional preservation approaches. Documentation of digital art materials has been determined to be an appropriate means of resolving associated difficulties, but this demands high levels of expressiveness to support the encapsulation of the myriad elements and qualities of content and context that may influence value and reproducibility. We discuss a proposed Vocabulary for Preserved New Media Works, a means of encapsulating the various information and material dimensions implicit within a work and required to ensure its ongoing availability.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McHugh, Dr Andrew and Konstantelos, Dr Leo
Authors: McHugh, A., and Konstantelos, L.
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2010 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the authors

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