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Wednesday, May 31 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
(Electronic Media) Demonstration & Discussion: Open Source Hardware and Media Conservation

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With an eye toward time-based media conservation uses, Mark Hellar
(Mark Hellar Studios) and Sasha Dobbs (SFMOMA)  will showcase some
examples of microcontrollers such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and
Beaglebone as implemented in an art-making and conservation context.
They will discuss these tools' wide-ranging capabilities, a few case
examples, and review best practices for documentation when utilizing
these systems.

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Sasha Dobbs

Exhibitions Technical Assistant, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Sasha Dobbs is an Exhibitions Technical Assistant at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she installs and supports media-based artworks. Her freelance work includes consultation with artists and curators for audio-visual and interactive elements, troubleshooting and repair... Read More →
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Mark Hellar

Arts Professional, Hellar Studios
Mark Hellar is a leading technology consultant for cultural institutions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond and owner of Hellar Studios LLC. Mark is currently working on new media conservation initiatives at SFMoMA, including the conservation and care of their software-based... Read More →

Wednesday May 31, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Comiskey Concourse Level, West Tower