The King Kamehameha Sculpture’s Painted Clothes: Considering Authenticity, Community and Conservation Choices. Fashion, 84th Anglo-American Conference of Historians. London. July 2015
Artist Intentions in the Conservation of Contemporary Art. American Institute for Conservation Annual Conference. Miami. May 2015
Repositioning the Archive. Panel discussion on changing role of archives in contemporary art. Center for Book Arts. New York. March 2015
Authorship & Intentionality. Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art Research (NeCCAR) Conference: Authenticity in Transition: Changing Practices in Contemporary Art Making and Conservation. The Glasgow School of Art. December 2014
Conserving the Performance Art of Lee Mingwei. Mori Art Museum Symposium “Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation.” Tokyo. November 2014
Art in Public Places – Working With Communities. Tourism and Culture Authority Hewar Al Shahr lecture. Abu Dhabi. October 2014
Acquisition and Management of Time-Based Media Art. Tourism and Culture Authority Staff Professional Development lecture. Abu Dhabi. September 2014
Acquisition and Management of Time-Based Media Art. J. Paul Getty Museum. July 2014
Museum/University Collaborations in Media Conservation Research. American Institute for Conservation Annual Conference. San Francisco. May 2014
The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawai’i. Indigenous Arts in Transition Lecture Series. Bard Graduate Center. New York. April 2014. Watch video from this lecture.
The Conservation of Contemporary Art. Sotheby’s Institute of Art. New York. March 2014
Documenting the Contingent Object of Contemporary Art. Estrategias de Conservacion Arte Contemporaneo. Symposium at Jumex Museum. Mexico City. March 2014
The Conservation of Contemporary Art. Buffalo State College Conservation Program. March 2014
Knowledge Production & the Unstable Conservation Object. Symposium: Conservation & Its Contexts. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. December 2013
Community-based Conservation in Hawai’i: the King Kamehameha I Statue. North Carolina Preservation Consortium Symposium. Charlotte. November 2013
Media in the Museum. Panel Discussion. International Center of Photography. New York. October 2013
Archiving Performance for the Future: A Roundtable Discussion with Lorraine O’Grady. Organized discussion on archiving performance art. New York University. October 2013. Watch video from this lecture.
The Physical Infrastructure of Digital Art. Presentation with Fernando Dominguez. Infrastructures of Digital Culture Workshop. Open University. London. June 2013
Public Access in the Age of Documented Art. Keynote presentation at conference: Performing Documentation in the Conservation of Contemporary Art. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Lisbon. June 2013
Moving Responsibilities: The Care of Performance-Based Sculpture. Panel discussion about works by Allora & Calzadilla. Annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation. Indianapolis. May 2013. Watch video from this lecture.
Technical Documentation of Source Code at the Museum of Modern Art. Presentation with Deena Engel. Annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation. Indianapolis. May 2013
Art at Large: Art Making in the Long View. Conversation with artist Trevor Paglen. Museum of Modern Art, New York. May 2013. Read more.
To Present and Collect Performance, Ephemeral and Interdisciplinary Art. Armory Show Open Forum panel discussion. New York. March 2013
Artist Interviews at the Museum of Modern Art. INCCA-NA Artist Interview Workshop. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. March 2013
Museum Transparency in the Age of Variable Art. Council of Jewish Museums Conference. New York. March 2013
Co-Production at MoMA. College Arts Association Conference. New York. February 2013
The Conservation of L’Idea del Cavaliere by Marino Marini. Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo. November 2012
Caring for Time-Based Media in Museums. Dallas Museum of Art staff lecture. October 2012
Working With Artists. Organized session at annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation. Albuquerque, NM. May 2012
Caring for Time-Based Media in Museums. Metropolitan Museum of Art staff lecture. February 2012. Watch video from this lecture.
The Museum Life of Nam June Paik Media Sculpture. Nam June Paik Center conference. Seoul. October 2012
Caring for Time-Based Media. Oakland Museum of California. Public lecture. October 2011
The Conservation of Fluxus Art. New York University. Panel discussion. October 2011
The Conservation of Contemporary Art / Caring for Media Installations. Seminar lectures. Buffalo State College Conservation Program. October 2011
Caring for Time-Based Media in Museums. Cleveland Museum of Art. June 2011
Honoring Integrity in the Face of Obsolescence: Conserving Video Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. Nam June Paik and the Conservation of Video Sculpture. University of Cincinnati Conference. April 2011. Watch video from this lecture.
Collaborative Practices: Curating and Conserving Technology-Based Art. Three seminar lectures. Bard College. April 2011
The Archive and the Ephemeral. Seminar lecture. Brown University. February 2011
Information Management in the Conservation of Computer-Based Art. Fundacion TyPA conference: Challenges in Contemporary Art Conservation. Buenos Aires. September 2010
Conserving the Contingent Object: Emerging Models of Collaboration. Contemporary Art: Who Cares? Conference. Amsterdam. June 2010. Watch video from this lecture.
Capturing the Moment: Conservation Values and the Challenge of Time-Based Media. American Institute for Conservation annual conference. Milwaukee. May 2010
The Conservation of Time-Based Media. Winterthur Art Conservation Graduate Program. University of Delaware. April 2010
Collaborative Strategies for Conserving Time-Based Works at MoMA. Smithsonian Institution conference: Collaborations in Conserving Time Based Art. Washington DC. March 2010
Media Conservation at MoMA and the Impact of DOCAM. DOCAM (Documentation and Conservation of Media Arts Heritage) Annual Summit. Montreal. March 2010
Modern and Contemporary Art Conservation Education in the USA. Access2CA: Access to Contemporary Art Conservation – PRACTICS meeting. Ljubljana, Slovenia. December 2009
Expanding Representation in Conservation: From Hawaiian Public Sculpture to Media Installations at MoMA. Conference Keynote Address: “New Directions in Museum Ethics”. Seton Hall University, New Jersey. November 2009. Watch video from this lecture.
The Future of New Art Technologies. ArtTable. Museum of Modern Art, New York. November 2009
Time-Based Media Conservation at the Museum of Modern Art. American Institute for Conservation annual conference. Los Angeles. May 2009
Museums – Libraries – Archives: Convergence for Preservation? Independent Media Archives Preservation (IMAP) panel discussion at New York Public Library. March 2009
The Future of New Art Technologies. Lunder Conservation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery. January 2009
Interview Methodology for Conservators Workshop organizer and speaker. American Institute for Conservation annual conference. Denver. April 2008
Integrating Social Science Methodologies into Research Strategies for the Conservation of Contemporary Art. University of Amsterdam / ICN (Dutch Government’s Conservation Division). Amsterdam. February 2008
Artist’s Voice – History’s Claim. Panel discussion. Object in Transition Conference. Getty Conservation Institute / Getty Research Institute. Los Angeles. January 2008. Watch video from this lecture.
Conserving New Media. Organized artist interview panel discussion at Association of Moving Image Archivists annual conference. Rochester. September 2007
Preserving the Future: Innovative Strategies for Saving New Media Independent Media Arts Preservation (IMAP), Electronic Arts Intermix. June 2007
Research and Training in a Field Conservation Laboratory: Kaman-Kalehöyük Columbia. University Center for Archaeology. March 2007
Preserving Nam June Paik’s Video Installations: the Importance of the Artist’s Voice. Museum of Modern Art, New York. Discussant on panel. February 2007