Tag Archives: materialities

NEW BOOK: What does it mean to ‘think through paper’?

New out from Palgrave: Paper, Materiality and the Archived Page. The emergence of digital technologies in the realm of archives has enlivened our understandings of archival materialities and lent a new intensity to our engagements with the archived page by prompting us to consider the potential of paper and the page in ways that we […]

Ending the paper trail

State archives take up a lot of space. Should we digitise the lot, and burn the books? Finland is taking a radical step. An article by Tom Jeffreys first published on 12 May 2016 in The Long+Short. Behind the grand neoclassical facade of the National Archives of Finland in central Helsinki, a strange and controversial scene is playing out. […]

Affect and the Archive, Archives and their Affects

Archival Science has published a special issue on the topic of  Affect and the Archive, Archives and their Affects. The co-editors are Anne J. Gilliland and Marika Cifor.  CONTENTS Volume 16, issue 1 (2016) Editorial: Affect and the archive, archives and their affects: an introduction to the special issue by Marika Cifor and Anne J. Gilliland Affecting relations: introducing […]

“Archive Fever”, ABC Radio National Hindsight on 22 Sept 2013

Listen in to ABC Radio National’s Hindsight programme, “Archive Fever” at 1pm (Australian Eastern Time) on 22 September 2013 (repeated 26 September at 1pm). The programme features: Linda Morra, Catherine Hobbs, Karina Vernon and Maryanne Dever. The programme can also be listened to and downloaded on the Hindsight website. Features producer: Lyn Gallacher

Animate Archives Symposium

Animate Archives Symposium This one day symposium seeks to consider archives as animated (as always having an ‘aliveness’, an affective force) and as requiring further orders of animation (re-readings, installations, performances). In this way we are acknowledging both the ‘vibrancy’ (Bennett) of the matter held within archives and the work needed to re-enliven or re-write […]

The Archive Futures newspaper

Part of the workshop in Montreal: our own 12 page bespoke newspaper produced by us with The Newspaper Club. You can download The Archive Futures souvenir newspaper