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Digital Preservation I
Volume: 12 | Article ID: art00012
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Preserving Jeremy Blake's Archives
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2015.12.1.art00012  Published OnlineMay 2015
Abstract

Jeremy Blake (1971-2007) was an American digital artist most well known for his animated video installations, “time-based paintings” and large-scale digital C-prints. Blake's evocative work combined 8mm film, vector graphics, and hand-painted imagery to create a distinctive aesthetic: color-drenched, atmospheric and even hallucinatory. His acclaimed work was a defining example of new media art. The artist worked primarily with Adobe's Photoshop software, saving his work in its native PSD format. Working from an archival perspective in collaboration with technologists, curators, and individuals familiar with Blake's artistic process, this paper highlights the challenges, as well as the opportunities, for preserving and creating access to complex born-digital formats like PSD.

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Donald Mennerich, Julia Kim, "Preserving Jeremy Blake's Archivesin Proc. IS&T Archiving 2015,  2015,  pp 49 - 50,  https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2015.12.1.art00012

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