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This site makes available articles from The Electronic Media Review, a biennial publication of the talks presented at the Electronic Media Group (EMG) session of the AIC Annual Meeting.

Full PDFs of the Electronic Media Review are available in the AIC Online Store.

The Electronic Media Group is for professionals interested in the conservation and display of time-based media artworks—which include modern and contemporary artworks involving video, audio, film, slides, software, electronics, and performance—and other works of cultural heritage that employ historic or emerging audiovisual media, digital media, and electronic technologies.

The Electronic Media Group meets and presents research at the American Institute for Conservation (AIC)’s Annual Meeting. Topics covered at the annual meeting may include collaborations with living artists and estates, new advances in digital preservation, how to get started with a time-based media conservation program at an institution, case studies of individual works or collections, and original research. Talks may address a range of subjects such as maintenance and repair of historic technologies or legacy equipment associated with an artwork; new methods of digitization, migration, emulation, or duplication of audiovisual components; in-depth technical analysis; and innovative documentation strategies.

Volume 1: 2009-2010 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 37th AIC Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, 2009, and the 38th AIC Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2010.

Volume 2: 2011-2012 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 39th AIC Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011, and the 40th AIC Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2012.

Volume 3: 2013-2014 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 41st AIC Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2013, and the 42nd AIC Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 2014.

Volume 4: 2015-2016 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 43rd AIC Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, 2015, and the 44th AIC Annual Meeting, Montreal Canada, 2016.

Volume 5: 2017-2018 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 45th AIC Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2017, and the 46th AIC Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, 2018.

Volume 6: 2019-2020 Papers presented at the Electronic Media Group session of the 47th AIC Annual Meeting, Uncasville, CT, 2019, and the 48th AIC Annual Virtual Meeting, 2020.

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