The video explores the encounter (digital and analogue) between the body and the archive.
Delving into the notion of the desktop as an archival site and methodology, this contribution presents two divergent outputs resulting from collaboration between the participants and co-conveners of the Academy workshop “Desktop Shortcuts”: an in-development simplified database of hyperlinks, and a poetic game of disorder.
The emerging lexicon acts as its own active archive of a learning process. It serves as a tool in attempting to deconstruct the rich dictionary of memory and meaning held within Studio Baalbek film archive in Lebanon.
The Risograph is a Japanese print machine that uses soy based monochrome ink. This essay explores the Risograph through the lens of independent publishing. What are the notions of ownership, values, community networks and archival tactics surrounding this printing technique?
What happens when a private collection is turned into a public archive? The film Transient Witness explores the common features and necessary distinctions between art collections and archives as well as the various materials and cultural substrata that enable their existence.