Louis Massiah: "Media and Methods For Community-Based Archiving"
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 | 1-4pm | MIT Building E15, Room 314 | 20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142
MIT Open Documentary Lab
How can community knowledge and community histories, including images and audio, be archived and encoded in a way that is readable and accessible for generations to come?
Join Louis Massiah, MLK Scholar in Comparative Media Studies/Writing and director of Scribe Video Center, for a workshop discussing physical and technical strategies for place-based archiving that can withstand technological change and community displacement. The workshop will address archiving, linguistics, coding/decoding,
Presented by MIT Open Documentary Lab. Made possible by the MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars Program, Ford Foundation’s JustFilms, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation