A bit of trumpet blowing on behalf of the project’s APAI candidate Reuben Stanton. He has submitted (on time) his exegesis, ‘Acts of Design’ about his research with the Living Archive project. He will present this orally and through an exhibition at RMIT city campus in June 2014, as part of the School of Media and Communication’s Graduate Research Conference… Read more →
May: Reuben Stanton PhD examination July: Final Progress Meeting with all Investigators August: Lukman Iwan PhD submission September: D.Carlin, L. Vaughan, A. Miles, R.Stanton to present at DHRA Conference, London October: ‘Vault’ exhibition at Arts Centre Victoria as part of Melbourne Festival December: Book Launch for Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive, Ashgate, Farnham UK
It is a methodological field, not an algorithmic process (for those that recognise it, this is from Barthes’ “From Work to Text” as a nod to the importance of grand theory to my own work) which means that it lies between the sorts of new practices that emerge when we apply novel digital techniques to things that can be treated as data using what I’d like to think of as more traditional propositions.
…Finally the more recent decline might reflect the move to a completely digital mode where, to begin with, it was trivial to record a lot (and we all did) but then storage of non–tape media (we could call it non physical but that isn’t really accurate) on hard drives was informal and may have been stored willy nilly then erased, lost, forgotten, deleted and otherwise and indirectly treated as emphemeral.
This page collates the research outcomes for the Circus Oz Living Archive project. The project is delivering a variety of research outcomes, including conference papers, published work, a social video archive, and two PhDs. Books (In Press) Carlin, D. and Vaughan, L. eds. In Press 2014, Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive, Ashgate, Farnham UK. Book Chapters Carlin, D., forthcoming… Read more →