archaeological & time-based media art conservator


“Archives LIVE: Conservation In Motion.” Presentation and public artist interview with Jaki Irvine, aemi & Irish Museum of Modern Art, 21 October 2020.

“Object Trouble: Constructing and Performing Artwork Identity in the Museum.” Online audio essay programmed in conjunction with the exhibition IMMA Archive: 1990s, From the Edge to the Centre, Irish Museum of Modern Art, 4 September 2020.

“In Conversation: Katie Paterson, Brian Castriota, and Lucy Askew.” Artist talk held at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, 26 October 2019.

“Towards a Collection of Artists’ Moving Image in Scotland: Collection Care, Maintenance, and Preservation.” Lecture delivered at LUX Scotland symposium, The Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, 25 July 2017.

“The Authentic Instance: Reframing Authenticity in the Conservation of Contemporary Art.” Poster presented at NACCA Winter School, Tate Modern, London, 16 January 2017. 
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“Examination and Code Analysis of Siebren Versteeg’s Untitled Film II (2004).Presented at TechFocus III: Caring for Software-Based Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 24 September 2015.


“Time-Based Media and the Mediation of Time: Equipment Significance and Obsolescence in Diana Thater’s The Bad Infinite.” Presented at the Mellon Research Initiative Colloquium Archaeology, Heritage, and the Mediation of Time, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, 13 April 2013.

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