Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach

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Solomon Guggenheim Foundation and the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, NY and Montreal (2003)




In French and English. Preface by Jean Gagnon. The Challenge of Variable Media - John Hanhardt. Digital Decay - Bruce Sterling. Berkeley Art Museum - Richard Rinehart. Franklin Furnace Archive - Tiffany Ludwig. Performance Art Festivals + Archives - Thomas Mulready. - Alena Williams. Walker Art Center - Steve Dietz. Accommodating the Unpredictable: The Variable Media Questionnaire - Jon Ippolito. Beyond 'Conservative": The Conservator's Role in Variable Media Preservation - Carol Stringari. Reality Check: A Year with Variable Media - Caitlin Jones. Goals of the Variable Media Network - Alain Depocas. Case Studies: Nam June Paik, Meg Webster, Ken Jacobs, Feliz Gonzalez-Torres, Grahame Weinbren and Roberta Friedman, Mark Napier. Resources - Variable Media Network Members, Related Organizations, Glossary. 137 pages.

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