BRIAN CASTRIOTA

archaeological & time-based media art conservator





PUBLICATIONS

2021
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, Volume 4, Issue 2-3, 145–160. DOI: 10.1080/01971360.2021.1977058
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2021
Castriota, Brian. 2021. “Variants of Concern: Authenticity, Conservation, and the Type-Token Distinction.” Studies in Conservation, Volume 67, Issue 1–2, 72–83. 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. https://www.amjournal.org/special-issue-1
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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. “The Enfolding Object of Conservation: Artwork Identity and Authenticity in the Conservation of Contemporary Art.” In Bridging the Gap: New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art, eds. R. van de Vall and V. van Saaze. Maastricht: MAACH, 2022.


Castriota, Brian and Claire Walsh. “In the Shadow of the State: Collecting Performance at IMMA and Institutions of Care in the Irish Context.” In Performance: The Ethics and Politics of Care, eds. H. Hölling, J. P. Feldman and E. Magnin. Routledge, 2022. 


Castriota, Brian, Stephanie Auffret, Hélia Marçal, and Renata Peters. "Authenticity." In ICOM Dictionary of Museology, edited by François Mairesse. Paris: Routledge, 2022.


Wharton, Glenn, Rebecca Gordon, and Brian Castriota. 2022. Philisophical Issues in the Conservation of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2023.



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