Call for Participation: Researching artists’ media art preservation practices

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 31, 2022, midnight
  • Location:

Dear All,

Thank you for reading the message. You are kindly invited to participate in a voluntary online survey examining artists’ personal practices of preserving new media art, or alike (e.g., art & tech, digital art, etc.), and their engagement with the field of preservation. The survey is part of a PhD thesis project at the University of Manchester’s School of Arts, Languages and Cultures (Introduction page:

If you are an artist practising new media art, please follow the link below to take the survey:

It will take approximately 15-30 minutes.

In addition, the thesis project is also recruiting interviewees, including
1) Artists making new media art;
2) Conservators or other museum/art gallery professionals working on new media art AND with experience in interacting with artists for the care of such art.

Please find below the project’s participant information sheets.
Artists_info sheet:
PreservationProfessionals_info sheet:

You can also contact if you have further inquiries or are interested in joining the project’s interviews.

Please feel free to forward this information to fellow artists or colleagues who might be happy to share their experiences. Thank you again for your time and support.

Best wishes,
Qinyue Liu
PhD Student in Museology
The University of Manchester