Context Junky

Archives/GLAM, PhD life, history, art, etc.

Month: December 2012

My Year in Review

Traditionally around this time people start looking back, trying to sum up what happened over the past twelve months in politics, culture, society, or their own lives. I also find people I know outside work still regularly ask me what I actually do. Sometimes repeatedly. After all, I am a ‘Research Archivist’ not connected to […]

Archives and Art History 1 – Clement Greenberg

A couple of weeks back (29-30 November 2012) I travelled to Sydney for Reinventing Archival Methods, a two day workshop presented by the Australian Society of Archivists and the Recordkeeping Roundtable.¬†Amongst the wide-ranging discussions were reflections on the place of archives and archivists in today’s increasingly digital world and – as a trained art historian […]