2013 Misfits Symposium



Panel I: 10–11:30 a.m.
Building and Maintaining Time-Based Media Art Collections in Traditional and Non-Traditional Settings
Emily Davis – Walker Art Center
Timothy Murray – Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art
Richard Rinehart – Samek Art Gallery PDF 

Panel II: 1–2:50 p.m.
Preserving Time-Based Media: Analog and Digital
Andrew Lampert – Anthology Film Archives
Joanna Phillips – Guggenheim Museum
Crystal Sanchez – Smithsonian Institution PDF
Moriah Ulinskas – Bay Area Video Coalition

Panel III: 3–4:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh in Focus: Time-Based Media Collections in Our City
Geralyn Huxley – Andy Warhol Museum
Bill Judson – University of Pittsburgh
Philip Leers – Carnegie Museum of Art
Lindsay Mattock – University of Pittsburgh PDF
Lisa Sisco – Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Screening: 8–10 p.m.
The Orgone Archive’s Exquisite Pittsburgh: Films from Pittsburgh’s Archives
Curated by Greg Pierce (The Orgone Archive / Andy Warhol Museum)


Panel I: 10–11:50 a.m.
Curating and Exhibiting Time-Based Work: The Space for Time-Based Media in Art Institutions
Erika Balsom – King’s College London PDF
Sarah Cook – University of Dundee / CRUMB
Cindy Keefer – Center for Visual Music
Barbara London – writer and former curator at the Museum of Modern Art

Panel II: 1–2:30 p.m.
User Experience: Issues of Access and Spectatorship
Steve Dietz – Northern Lights
Caitlin Jones – Western Front
Brett Kashmere – INCITE Journal for Experimental Media

Panel III: 4:30–6 p.m.
Digitizing and Streaming Time-Based Work Online
Ben Fino-Radin – Museum of Modern Art PDF
Margaret Noble – Sound is Art PDF
Jemima Rellie – Royal Collection

Screening: 8–10 p.m.
Introduced by Astria Suparak and Ginger Brooks Takahashi

Sadie Benning Videoworks: German Song (1995), The Judy Spots (1995), Flat is Beautiful (1998)
Fliers from Benning's early video screenings and music from her former band Le Tigre are included in Alien She, an exhibition on the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl on artists and cultural producers working today. Alien She is on view at the Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, located one block East of the Carnegie Museum at 5000 Forbes Ave., through Feb. 16, 2014. Visit Tues.–Sun. 12–6 p.m., with a special late opening until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23.

The Misfits Symposium is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.