Creating Tandanya – The Adelaide Declaration

Raymond Frogner

Raymond Frogner

With United Nations endorsement for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 we have a “minimum standard for the survival, dignity and well-being of the Indigenous peoples of the world.” The UNDRIP offers an international legal framework for the recognition of the unique collective rights of Indigenous Peoples across the globe. For this purpose, the ICA Programme Commission established the Expert Group on Indigenous Matters (EGIM) …

78 rpm instantaneous lacquer disk, by Brecht Declercq

Feels like heaven? Five major challenges for audiovisual archives in the era of ‘full digitisation’

Brecht Declercq, credit Marcin Oliva Soto

Brecht Declercq

“In an age where global audiovisual communication has become a highway of social media traffic, audiovisual records offer us the opportunity to transcend the limitations of time and place. Audiovisual archives convey messages from one era to another. It is the audiovisual archivist’s responsibility that the messages captured are reliable, authentic, persistent and complete.”