BRIAN CASTRIOTA

archaeological & time-based media art conservator





PUBLICATIONS

2021
Castriota, Brian. 2021. “Variants of Concern: Authenticity, Conservation, and the Type-Token Distinction.” Studies in Conservation. DOI: 10.1080/00393630.2021.1974237
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2021
Castriota, Brian. 2021. “Object Trouble: Constructing and Performing Artwork Identity in the Museum.” ArtMatters International Journal for Technical Art History, Special Issue 1, 12–22.
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2021
Castriota, Brian and Hélia Marçal. 2021. “Always Already Fragment: Integrity, Deferral, and Possibility in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage.” In Das Fragment im digitalen Zeitalter. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen neuer Techniken in der Restaurierung, eds. U. Schädler-Saub and A. Weyer, 63–78. Berlin: Hendrik Baßler Verlag.
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2021
Castriota, Brian and Neil Clements. “On Creation and Conservation: Neil Clements and Brian Castriota in Conversation.” In Fellow Traveller, edited by Dominic Paterson, np. Glasgow: Hunterian Art Gallery.
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2021
Castriota, Brian. 2021. “Ringing From the Darkness: On Lithophones.” In Dark Matter, eds. A. Sutcliffe & K. Timney. 72–81. Glasgow: Pala Press.
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2021
Frank, Emily B. and Brian Castriota. 2021. “Fifty-Plus Years of On-Site Metals Conservation at Sardis: Correlating Treatment Efficacy and Implementing New Approaches.” In Transcending Boundaries: Integrated Approaches to Conservation. ICOM-CC 19th Triennial Conference Preprints, Beijing, 17–21 May 2021, ed. J. Bridgland. Paris: International Council of Museums.
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2019
Castriota, Brian. 2019. “Authenticity, Identity, and Essentialism: Reframing Conservation Practice.” In What Is the Essence of Conservation? Papers from the ICOM-CC and ICOFOM Session at the 25th General Conference Held in Kyoto, 4 September 2019, eds. F. Mairesse and R.F. Peters, 39–48. Paris: ICOFOM.

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2019
Bunz, Sophie, Brian Castriota, and Flaminia Fortunato. 2019. “How Sustainable is File-Based Video Art? Exploring the Foundations for Best Practice Development.” Electronic Media Review, Volume 4.
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2019
Castriota, Brian. 2019. “Securing a Futurity: Artwork Identity and Authenticity in the Conservation of Contemporary Art.” Ph.D. thesis, Univeristy of Glasgow.
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2016
Castriota, Brian. 2016. “Mediating Meanings: Conservation of the Staffordshire Hoard.” Postmedieval, Volume 7, Issue 3, 369-77.
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Forthcoming
Castriota, Brian. 2021. “Instantiation, Actualization, and Absence: The Continuation and Safeguarding of Katie Paterson’s ‘Future Library’ (2014-2114).” Journal of the American Institute of Conservation [in print].


Castriota, Brian. "Authenticity." In ICOM Dictionary of Museology, edited by François Mairesse, pp. TBD. Paris: Routledge, 2021.


Wharton, Glenn, Rebecca Gordon, and Brian Castriota. 2022. Philisophical Issues in the Conservation of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.



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