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In/Stable Relations - Time-based Art and their Environments

Organisational Units
Conservation – Restoration
Location Description

Lecture by Moritz Wehrmann, Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in the context of the lecture series SoSe21 of the Institute for Conservation-Restoration, conceived by Carolin Bohlmann and Almut Schilling.


Variable and time-based media artworks address challenges related to the transience of material and technology. Their preservation often involves the careful weighing of material and conceptual integrity: terminologies, media-theoretical questions, material processes and object biographies are to be discussed, compared, translated and redefined.

In order to enable targeted preventive action and thus to preserve multi-media, network-based, performative and interactive artworks, a discussion is needed that utilizes necessary expertise and enhances the transdisciplinary collaboration between artists, computer scientists, cultural scientists, film scientists and material scientists.

The lecture series aims to name the thematic overlaps and conceptual links and to foster networking between the disciplines relevant to the preservation of time-based media artworks.


18.3.2021, 6 pm
Christine Frohnert
Time-Based Media Art Conservation, New York University

25.3.2021, 6 pm
Alexandra Nichols
Time-based Media Conservation, Tate, London

15.4.2021, 6 pm
Andreas Weisser
Doerner Institut, Munich

22.4.2021, 6 pm
Claudia Röck
Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam

29.4.2021, 6 pm
Nadja Wallaskovits
Department of Conservation – Art History, The Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design

6.5.2021, 6 pm
Almut Schilling
Institute for Conservation – Restoration, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

20.5.2021, 6 pm
Andreas Rauber
Institute of Information Systems Engineering, Technische Universität Wien

27.5.2021, 6 pm
Prof. Dorit Margreiter
Institute for Fine Arts,Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

3.6.2021, 6 pm
Gaby Wijers
LIMA preserves, distributes and researches media art, Amsterdam

10.6.2021, 6 pm
Dr. Nikolaus Wostry
Filmarchiv Austria, Laxenburg, Vienna

17.6.2021, 6 pm
Moritz Wehrmann
Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar