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Ethnographic Methods and New Media Preservation

TitleEthnographic Methods and New Media Preservation
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsAdamczyk, P.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2008. Proceedings
Conference Start DateApril 9-12, 2008
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedMontreal, Quebec, Canada
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordscollaboration, ethnographic methods, human computer interaction, New media art, preservation, seamful interaction, urban probes

This paper explores how ethnographic techniques, increasingly used in studies of human-computer interaction, can be applied in the preservation of new media art. Special attention is paid to examples of new media that require a high degree of audience participation.