Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART) is pleased to announce "Practitioner: Archival Futures in an Age of Transformative Change,
a three-day symposium coinciding with the 2021 NYC Preservation Week. Unfolding through conversations, panel discussions, film screenings, and interactive sessions, the symposium will emphasize the importance of archival ethics and the embedded knowledge of both archivists and the communities they document, in an exploration of how technologies evolve and permeate cultural production and its archival corollary of digital stewardship.
Registration is free and open to all. Advance registration is required for some events.
Saturday, May 1
Adapting Technologies/Contextualizing Knowledge: Alternative Approaches to the Archive
Rayna Andrews, Archives of American Art (chair)
Human Infrastructures: Sustaining Invisible Labor within the Grid
Shannon Mattern, The New School for Social Research (chair)
Becoming Presence: Community Practitioners, Autonomy, & Embedded Knowledge
Cynthia Tobar, Bronx Community College, CUNY (chair)