Time Based Media Conservation Fellow, Art Institute of Chicago

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Term (2 year, may be renewed for additional year)
Chicago, IL
Application deadline: August 11, 2017



Archive Fellow (Fall 2017), Triple Canopy

Part-Time Fellowship (15 hours/week)
September–December 2017
New York, NY
Stipend: $2,000
Application deadline: July 25, 2017

Start date: September 5, 2017
Contact: Email cover letter and CV, with “Archive Fellowship” in the subject line, to Molly Kleiman, Editorial Director, molly@canopycanopycanopy.com

Triple Canopy, a magazine whose work encompasses digital works of art and literature, public programs, books, and exhibitions, seeks an Archive Fellow for the fall 2017 semester. The Fellow will work closely with Triple Canopy‘s editorial director and production associate. This fifteen-hour-per-week position is based out of Triple Canopy‘s office and venue at 264 Canal Street.

In 2015, the NYU Fales Library acquired Triple Canopy’s archive to preserve the history and legacy of the magazine and all future projects and publications, as documented through its extensive collection of drafts of prose, poetry, and artworks; print publications and editions; videos of discussions and performances; website analytics; correspondence; and (mostly digital) reams of administrative and financial records that evidence the work of sustaining an ambitious and unconventional endeavor. Fales Library will make the archive available for research and exhibition, and will collaborate with Triple Canopy to develop open-source tools and improved standards for archiving the work of organizations whose activities range from digital artworks to books to emails to exhibitions. Continue reading


WILLIAM O’FARRELL FELLOWSHIP  at Northeast Historic Film in Maine

Northeast Historic Film (NHF) is pleased to invite applicants for the 2017 William O’Farrell Fellowship.  The O’Farrell Fellowship is awarded to an individual engaged in research toward a publication, production, or presentation based on moving image history and culture, particularly amateur and nontheatrical film.  It honors the continuing legacy of Canadian film archivist William O’Farrell, a long-time advocate for amateur and Continue reading

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Media Conservation, Museum of Modern Art

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Fellowship (September 2017–August 2020)
New York, NY

The Conservation Department at The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship in Media Conservation, starting September 2017. Working as part of the media conservation team, and responsible for the preservation of the audio, film, performance, software, and video-based artworks in the collection, the fellow will be involved in a variety of activities, including acquisition, exhibition, collection care, research, and projects related to media conservation. The fellow is strongly encouraged to present and publish the results of their research and projects. The fellowship also provides an opportunity to acquire comprehensive training in media conservation in a museum setting.

Fellowship activities involve collaboration across departments at the Museum, including Audio Visual, curatorial, Exhibition Planning and Administration, Information Technology, and Collection Management and Exhibition Registration. This postgraduate fellowship is the second to be offered in a series of three overlapping fellowships within a larger four-year Media Conservation Initiative. The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in the planning and preparation of workshops and peer forums, which form part of the Media Conservation Initiative at MoMA. Continue reading