Archival Infusions. An Interview with Robin Boast

Here another earlier recorded interview I did, this time with Dr Robin Boast. Our chat was inspiring for me, as usual; we talked archives, metadata, cultural heritage institutions and digital culture, and I always find Boast’s insights so provocative, so fresh. Boast is really someone who can talk of archival fevers and the history of the discipline; archive as a profession and an institution. He offers wonderful archival, museum science and anthropological insights, infusions, into digital culture.

You can find the interview Mp3 here. The timing of re-uploading of the interview, from January 2011, is good; Boast has just been appointed Professor of Cultural Information Sciences at the University of Amsterdam in Netherlands, leaving behind UK and Cambridge. Great catch for Amsterdam!

Just to remind: all of these interviews I have been posting were made originally in the context of the Creative Technology Review podcasts, that I did with Julio D’Escrivan.

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  1. October 24, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Concurring, Robin: re-infused conceptual I/O community multiplicity.

    Thanks; invigorating brain-affirmations via post-information-age: fr/SOUNDCLOUD,
    Editors Erkki Hutamo, Jussi Parikka, Eric Kluitenberg, Siegfried Zielinski (i’m still reading Media Arecheology

    Fluxed, braced writing beyond 2012 underlying “spaceship earth’s” steadying Nano commerce paths, and in Globals community hands.

    leif BRUSH


  1. October 25, 2012 at 7:07 am

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