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The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology

Sylvie Lacerte, Accredited Researcher 2005 =20
The Foundation is pleased to announce the publication on its Web site of
the text 9 Evenings and Experiments in Art and Technology: a gap to fill
in art history's recent chronicles, by Sylvie Lacerte. In Spring 2005, =
Ms. Lacerte was an accredited researcher with the Foundation, where she
prepared a paper that she delivered at REFRESH! The First International
Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, held =
at the Banff New Media Institute from September 28 to October 3, 2005. =
Following her in-depth research into the many activities conducted by =
EAT to support artists in their experiments with technology in the =
1960's and 1970's, Ms. Lacerte asks why the chronicles of this =
groundbreaking organisation have been largely overlooked by the majority
of works that examine art history of the past four decades. In her text,
she offers a few hypothesis to help explain this mystery:

DOCAM: Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage=20

The DOCAM research Alliance announces the launch of its new Web site =
Initiated by the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and =
Technology, DOCAM's primary objective is to develop new methodologies =
and tools to address the issues of preserving and documenting =
technological and electronic works of art. The DOCAM Web site allows =
visitors to explore the research alliance's key areas of focus:
- The conservation of works of art featuring technological components
- Documentation strategies and structures adapted to these works of art
- A typology and historical listing of the technologies deployed by the
- Catalogue structures and methods for works featuring technological =
- Terminological tools and structures for the electronic arts
The DOCAM Web site also offers a list of related research committees and
their members, information on DOCAM events, and electronic and media art
conservation and documentation resource directories. Research reports =
and articles on case studies conducted by DOCAM will also be added =
regularly to the site. And finally, a thematic scan of the key research
areas targeted by DOCAM is accessible from the site.

Daniel Provost
Agent de recherche / Research agent
la fondation Daniel Langlois
   pour l'art, la science et la technologie
t: (514) 987-7177 (4201)
f: (514) 987-7492
dprovost {AT} fondation-langlois.org

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