Tim Murray, Society for the Humanities/Comparative Literature & English
Sherry Miller Hocking, Experimental Television Center
Arts & Sciences
This project will enable the continuation of an exciting ongoing project to digitize and preserve the video collection of the Experimental Television Center (ETC), a prominent video art collection. Second phase will also include associated ephemera and print material. Access at Cornell will provide an invaluable resource to students and faculty studying the history of the contemporary media arts. Wider use is anticipated once the collection is advertised, since the tapes have value for English, Africana, Latino Studies and Asian American Studies. Over time, video art is likely to become an important component of core coverage courses in twentieth-century art history.