On May 13, 2017, the Bay Area Art Conservation Guild (BAACG) in cooperation with the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, CA, presents “The Ghost in the Machine. Thoughts on the Preservation of Electronics and Computers.”
Talks, guided museum tour, whine and cheese.
John Burke and Nora Eibisch introduce challenges on the preservation of electronics and computers.
Conservation of Electronics and computer-based Systems
In September 2012 I have organized an interdisciplinary workshop to discuss the origin of utopias and dystopias in human history in Munich, Germany.
The organizers are grateful for the generous funding from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and the TUM Graduate Center.
German computer pioneer Konrad Zuse designed an assembly-line, the Montagestraße SRS 72, as an initial system of a self-reproducing machine. Built 1970–1972, restored 2010/11: Animation
A height-adjustable tower designed by German computer pioneer Konrad Zuse. Built 1989–1993, restored 2008: Film