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

Ms. Amy Brost
Ms. Amy Brost
(Program Chair)
Assistant Media Conservator
Museum of Modern Art
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms. Alexandra Nichols
Ms. Alexandra Nichols
(Assistant Program Chair)
Conservator, Time-based Media (Exhibitions and Displays)
Tate
London,
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

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