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Excellent blog from the Fotomuseum Winterthur – six different bloggers per year. The current blogger is Marvin Heiferman, author of Photography Changes Everything. I can assure you that his posts will be interesting and expansive.

Past Bloggers >

Law and Technology

New links I have come across:

Legal Ethics and Social Media
site contains both resources for legal information and curated links interesting articles from a wide variety of sites.

The Instagram Papers
from ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers)

Copyright Crash Course from Univ of Texas

The Copyright Corner – resources for artists and designers
Developed and maintained by photographer and lawyer Michelle Bogre

6 Essential Tips for Using Archival Footage

6 Essential Tips for Using Archival Footage | POV Blog | PBS

Very useful information from a panel at Doc U via the POV (Point of View) blog about working with archives:

But where to start? And how to find the right archive for your project? With resources available everywhere from university libraries to small town basements, finding those images might not be as easy as you had hoped. But with a lot of preparation and the willingness to get a little dirty, you’ll start unearthing gems you never dreamed might be available. more

The Xerox Book, Infinite Loop

From a  blog by Greg Allen that I just discovered: Since 2001 here at greg.org, I’ve been blogging about the creative process—my own and those of people who interest me. That mostly involves filmmaking, art, writing, research, and the making thereof.


The Xexox Book restaged as animated GIFS
Here he restaged one of Seth Siegelaub’s most influential shows, the 1968 The Xerox Book, as a series of animated GIFs

Primary Information [another great resource] has made an incredible collection of publications from Seth Siegelaub’s archive available online That’s where The Xerox Book images came from. [pdf]

M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online

Great resource on contemporary art.

M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online original twenty hard copy issues of the journal,  which were published from 1986-1996, have been published online on Jacket2 Reissues, an archival platform for magazines committed to poetry and poetics. Reissues editor Danny Snelson provides a little background on the journal

Founded in December of 1986 by editors Susan Bee and Mira Schor, M/E/A/N/I/N/G provided a timely vehicle for an expanded practice of art criticism from its locus in New York City. Reflecting on the origins of the magazine in an introduction to the final issue, the editors write: “we felt the need for an alternative to the market orientation of mainstream art magazines and the frequently exclusionary theoretical orientation of more academic journals, both of which seemed distant from the actual creative lives of a majority of thoughtful and informed working visual artists.” In twenty issues published over the course of a decade, M/E/A/N/I/N/G indexes the most compelling questions of its time while offering a wide range of informative and provocative critical perspectives that remain contemporary.

M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online complete index

Celebrating the Animated Gif

Common on Early Internet, GIF Files Make Comeback – NYTimes.com

Just as the LP has enjoyed a second spin among retro-minded music fans, animated GIFs — the choppy, crude snippets of video loops that hearken back to dial-up modems — are enjoying an unlikely vogue as the digital accessory of the moment

I for one, have not forgotten the animated gif and always teach in my classes as most of us who teach web design do. This Times article made me do a web search and came across a Tumblr of Animated Gifs that was created for Art Basel Miami: Moving The Still. Can’t say I am impressed with the images as ‘art’ but it is a very good collection. This link takes you an article on the show that presents curated selections that has some interesting ones.

more links on animated gifs:

Tech Note: Photoshop now calls these frame animations.