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Electronic Media Group Officers


Committee Description

The purpose of the Electronic Media Group is twofold: (1) to preserve electronic art, electronic-based cultural materials, and tools of their creation; and (2) to provide a means for conservators and related professionals to develop and maintain knowledge of relevant new media and emerging technologies. Areas of interest include: preservation of media and art in formats such as audio, film, slides, video, kinetic art, light art, installations, interactive installations, born-digital, and web-based; creation and maintenance of digital archives; digital reformatting for preservation of and access to collection materials; digital imaging in conservation documentation; preservation and conservation of digital prints; documentation and conservation of electronic playback equipment and computer software and hardware.

Committee Leadership

Ms Kristin MacDonough
Ms Kristin MacDonough
(Chair)
Time Based Media Conservation Fellow
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
United States

Crystal Sanchez
Crystal Sanchez
(Chair Emeritus)
Video and Digital Preservation Specialist, Digital Asset Management System
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC
United States

Mr. Brian Castriota
Mr. Brian Castriota
(Assistant Program Chair)
Research Fellow in the Conservation of Contemporary Art
National Museums Scotland
Edinburgh,
United Kingdom

Mr. Joseph G Heinen, Jr.
Mr. Joseph G Heinen, Jr.
(Secretary)
Digital Preservation Manager
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Mr. Joseph G Heinen, Jr.
Mr. Joseph G Heinen, Jr.
(Treasurer)
Digital Preservation Manager
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Ms Meaghan Perry
Ms Meaghan Perry
(Periodicals Editor)
Assistant Objects Conservator
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX
United States

Mr. Jonathan Farbowitz
Mr. Jonathan Farbowitz
(E-editor)
Associate Conservator of Time-Based Media
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms. Sarah E. Melching
Ms. Sarah E. Melching
(Board Liaison)
Silber Director of Conservation
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO
United States

Ms. Erika J Goergen
Ms. Erika J Goergen
(Staff Liaison)
Membership Operations Assistant
American Institute for Conservation/Foundation for Advancement in Conservation
Washington, DC
United States