Paik’s Virtual Archive reviewed in Art Bulletin

My new book Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art has been brilliantly reviewed by Dr Gregory Zinman of the Georgia Institute of Technology in this month’s issue of Art Bulletin (Vol. 100, Nr. 2).  Next to Zinman’s review of my book, the “Screens and Projections” section of the journal features reviews by Kevin Hatch on Erika Balsom and Kate Mondloch on Meredith Hoy’s new book. What […]

The Harvard’s Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art

The Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art (SITSA) takes place for the second time at the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, MA (June 18–29, 2018). Headed by Francesca Bewer, research curator for conservation and technical study programs at the Harvard Art Museums, SITSA will unite expert faculty to engage a group of 15 students in close looking, art making, and the scientific […]

Transmissions and Transitions at Statens Museum for Kunst Copenhagen

I am pleased to be presenting in the seminar Transmissions and Transitions – (Post)media, Museums and Cultural Memory at the Statens Museum for Kunst: National Gallery of Denmark with Sean Cubitt, Dieter Daniels, Sarah Kenderdine, and Anna Ramos. How can collection, exhibition and distribution practices adapt to and reflect new technological and social realities? Throughout the 20th and 21st century, the position of the […]

On the Materiality of Media Art and Bronzes at Utrecht University

Francesca Bewer and I have been invited to deliver a master class for MA and PhD candidates at Utrecht University which will be followed by a public colloquium. This event will offer a unique opportunity to find out whether the materiality of bronzes has something in common with the unfolding matter of media art. What is the matter, material, and what the materiality in […]

Join us for 2018 CAA Annual Conference session in Los Angeles

Join us next Thursday at CAA in Los Angeles for the session: “OBJECT – EVENT – PERFORMANCE: ART, MATERIALITY, AND CONTINUITY SINCE THE 1960S” Time: 02/22/2018: 2:00PM–3:30PM Location: Room 501A Chair: Hanna B. Hölling, University College London “Hannah Wilke’s “Homage to a Large Red Lipstick.” Strategies for Theorizing and Exhibiting Dead Objects” Andrea Gyorody, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College […]

Permanent Impermanence: Book launch and panel with Briony Fer and Sarah Cook at the IAS UCL London

  Media, time, change, and materiality This past Tuesday, October 10th, my new book Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change and Materiality in Media Art was launched at the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies in London (link to the event). It was accompanied by a panel discussion – Permanent Impermanence – with Briony Fer (Profesor of Art History at the UCL Department of History […]

Paik’s Virtual Archive at ZKM Center for Art and Media

This Friday, September 15th, 6-8pm, I will present my recently published Paik’s Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art. Dr. Hanna Hölling, Dozentin für Kunstgeschichte und materielle Kultur am Institut für Kunstgeschichte des University College London, wird am Freitag, den 15. September ihr 2017 erschienenes Buch »Paik’s Virtual Archive« präsentieren, welches die Werke des Urvaters der Videokunst Nam June […]

Time and Conservation at the ICOM-CC in Copenhagen

On September 8, in an exciting Theory and History session of ICOM-CC Triennial Meeting in Copenhagen, I delivered a paper titled Time and Conservation. What does time mean in conservation? Is time present in conservation as an implicit or explicit dimension, and how does conservation, if at all, conceptualize time? By proposing a temporal critique of conservation, this paper argues that […]

Panel at the Getty: What’s the Matter? Media, Materiality, and Meaning

PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE GETTY CENTER “What’s the Matter? Media, Materiality, and Meaning in Film and Video Installations” combines scholarly, curatorial, conservation and artistic perspectives to debate the issues arising from display, maintenance and archiving of media artworks in a broader sense, and film, video, and multimedia installations specifically. The event will interest everyone practically and theoretically engaged in the institutional […]