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Throughout the years I collected about 75 gigabytes of experimental films, video art, electroacoustic music, scanned copies of computer-aided paintings, graphics, prints, and numerous publications covering media arts and culture in east-central Europe, which currently sit on my harddrive. I included content I thought is relevant for otherwise under-developed history of media culture in this region. Thinking about how to make the collection public and particularly about limits of online archiving, I started to treat it as a initial phase, a starting point for development of a framework for multimedia resource maintained by a peer network.
The main objective of the project si to build a distributed framework for permanent public access to the archive.
* Open source art history - provide source documents, so that multiple art histories may be produced
* P2P topology for non-tech audience
* Place-based history - ground the works and events to locative context
==Relation to previous work==
The project emerged from my previous work on [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/ Monoskop], a collaborative wiki research on social history of media art and culture (since 2004), and [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log Monoskop/log], a living archive of writings on art, culture and media technology (since 2009).
==Research threads==
archive, distributed/peer-to-peer network, art history, taxonomy/tagging
===Peer-to-peer archives===
* Private torrent trackers: [http://karagarga.net Karagarga], [http://surrealmoviez.info SurrealMoviez], [http://what.cd What.cd]. The three probably best sources for movies and music online are exclusive private communities maintaining strict user guidelines and being ruled by benevolent dictatorship of a few.
* Filesharing sites for ebooks: [http://aaaaarg.org Aaaaarg], [http://library.nu Library.nu]. Both are non-invite archives using centralised and third-party file storage.
* [http://runme.org Runme.org] software art repository
===Curated archives===
[http://www.ubu.com Ubu], [http://dada.compart-bremen.de/ compArt daDA]
* [http://www2.bittorrent.com/dna BitTorrent DNA] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitTorrent_(software)#BitTorrent_DNA], [http://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-p2p-live-streaming-110119/], [http://dev.w3.org/html5/websockets/ WebSocket] [http://www.websocket.org/], [http://www.p2p-next.org/ P2P-Next], [http://anomos.info/ Anomos], [http://activearchives.org/aa/ ActiveArchives], [http://0xdb.org/0092580?v=timeline 0xdb.org]
* Aaron Swartz's Jstor case [http://www.thenextlayer.org/node/1372] [http://www.thenextlayer.org/node/1373], [http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/6554331 Papers from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society leak]
* public data criticism of open data activism (Gurstein's criticism of Open Knowledge Foundation) [http://gurstein.wordpress.com/2011/07/03/are-the-open-data-warriors-fighting-for-robin-hood-or-the-sheriff-some-reflections-on-okcon-2011-and-the-emerging-data-divide/] [https://gurstein.wordpress.com/2011/07/06/%E2%80%9Copen%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%93-%E2%80%9Cnecessary%E2%80%9D-but-not-%E2%80%9Csufficient%E2%80%9D/]
* critique of digital humanities and 'computational turn' in humanities [http://www.garyhall.info/journal/2011/1/12/on-the-limits-of-openness-v-there-are-no-digital-humanities.html]
* Manovich's cultural analytics (Holmes) [http://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-0905/msg00062.html]
* tactical librarianship [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=2941]
* Vannevar Bush, As We May Think, 1945 [http://www.ps.uni-sb.de/~duchier/pub/vbush/vbush-all.shtml] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memex Memex]
* Ted Nelson, A File Structure for the Complex, the Changing, and the Indeterminate, 1965
* Ted Nelson, Literary Machines, 1980s [http://xanadu.com.au/general/faq.html#2 Xanadu]
* Tim Berners-Lee, 1980 [http://infomesh.net/2001/enquire/manual/ ENQUIRE System]
* in 1903 Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss published their essay on primitive classification systems to show how they are determined by the shape of society [http://instruct.uwo.ca/anthro/333/durkpc.htm]
* Jacques Derrida, ''Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression''. University of Chicago Press, 1996. [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=486]
* Esther Weltevrede, "Archiving Web dynamics" [http://www.virtueelplatform.nl/en/#2536]
* Alain Depocas, Jon Ippolito, Caitlin Jones (eds.), ''Permanence Through Change: The Variable media Approach'', New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, with Montreal: Daniel Langlois Foundation, 2003. English and French. [http://www.variablemedia.net/e/preserving/html/var_pub_index.html]
* Sandra Fauconnier and Rens Frommé, Capturing Unstable Media: "Summary of Research Results", March 2003 [http://capturing.projects.v2.nl/summary.html]
* Joke Brouwer and Arjen Mulder (eds.), ''Making Art of Databases'', Rotterdam: V2, 2003. [http://www.v2.nl/publishing/making-art-of-databases]
* Charles Merewether (ed.), ''The Archive''. London: Whitechapel, 2006. [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=2464]
* Pelle Snickars, Patrick Vonderau (eds.), ''The YouTube Reader''. National Library of Sweden, Stockholm, June 2009 [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=1491]
* Karin Bijsterveld, José van Dijck (eds.), ''Sound Souvenirs: Audio Technologies, Memory and Cultural Practices''. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2009. [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=491]
* Julian Myers, "Four Dialogues 2: On AAAARG", Aug 2009. [http://blog.sfmoma.org/2009/08/four-dialogues-2-on-aaaarg/]
* Janneke Adema, "Scanners, collectors and aggregators. On the ‘underground movement’ of (pirated) theory text sharing", Sep 2009. [http://openreflections.wordpress.com/2009/09/20/scanners-collectors-and-aggregators-on-the-%E2%80%98underground-movement%E2%80%99-of-pirated-theory-text-sharing/]
* Morgan Currie, "Small is Beautiful: a discussion with AAAARG architect Sean Dockray", Jan 2010. [http://mastersofmedia.hum.uva.nl/2010/01/05/small-is-beautiful-a-discussion-with-aaaarg-architect-sean-dockray/]
* Annet Dekker (ed.), ''Archive2020 – Sustainable Archiving of Born-Digital Cultural Content''. Virtueel Platform, 2010. [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/log/?p=1354]
* "The AAAARG.org Discussion of the Macmillan Threat", Apr 2010. [http://mitochondrialvertigo.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/the-aaaar-org-discussion-of-the-macmillan-threat/]
* -empyre- list, "Publishing In Convergence" mailing list discussion moderated by Michael Deiter, Morgan Currie and John Haltiwanger, Jun 2010. [https://lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au/pipermail/empyre/2010-June/thread.html]
* Nina Wenhart, "W0rdM4g1x. Or how to put a spell on Media Art Archives", January 2011, [http://p-art-icles.blogspot.com/2011/01/w0rdm4g1x-or-how-to-put-spell-on-media.html]
* Matthew Fuller, "In the Paradise of Too Many Books: An Interview with Sean Dockray", Mute magazine, May 2011. [http://www.metamute.org/en/articles/in_the_paradise_of_too_many_books]
* more: [http://www.burundi.sk/monoskop/index.php/Living_media_archives#Literature], [http://burundi.sk/monoskop/index.php/Category:Ebooks_filesharing#Writings]

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