It was with real sadness that we learnt of Dennis O’Rourke’s death on 15 June at the age of 68. Senior Curator Meg Labrum writes.
Sound archivist Tessa Elieff continues her staff exchange at the British Library Sound Archive. She meets inspiring archivists, attends the Field Day Festival and shares some great sound-based websites.
The Indigenous collections team at the NFSA are celebrating the lives and careers of pioneer female Indigenous recording artists with the forthcoming ‘Black and Deadly’ exhibit in Canberra.
Danny Dawson, Production Manager in NFSA Preservation and Technical Services, outlines some current issues surrounding digital recordkeeping in public agencies and how they apply to the NFSA.
The new regional sound exhibition The Art of Sound will be launched on 9 June 2013. Project coordinator Brendan Smith chronicles the days leading up to the opening.
Beth Taylor talks to artist Rachel Coad about the upcoming Art of Sound exhibition in Margaret River, WA.
Sound archivist Tessa Elieff is in London on a British Library-NFSA staff exchange. She describes her passion for sound and the ‘Sound, Archives and the Listening Public’ seminar that took place on her first day at the British Library Sound Archive.
Rod Butler, Head of Preservation and Technical Services, visited Washington DC to attend the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IST) archiving conference.
Film curator Kathrin di Rocco is taking part in an international exchange program. In Washington DC she discovers that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is no ordinary museum.