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Virtualisation as a Tool for the Conservation of Software-Based Artworks

  title={Virtualisation as a Tool for the Conservation of Software-Based Artworks},
  author={P. Falc{\~a}o and Alistair Ashe and Brian Jones},
Tate has a small but growing collection of software-based artworks. From the outset basic preservation procedures, like testing equipment, backing up hard-drives and assets or thoroughly documenting the hardware and software were put in place, but it was clear that these procedures would need revising over time and as our experience grew. Tate’s earliest softwarebased artwork was created in 2003 and after 10 years the issues around aging technologies are becoming more obvious and new strategies… Expand
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