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On August 5th, 2020, BAVC streamed a video event with Visual Studies Workshop (VSW), and we're happy to announce that the recording is now live on YouTube! Over the last two years BAVC has been working with VSW in...
August 11, 2020
Leah Simon
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Meet Leah Simon: BAVC Preservation Intern Working with BAVC as a preservation intern was a real treat. Coming to video preservation and digitization as a graduate student studying Folklore and archival theory, I had...
July 24, 2020
Public Access Celebration 1972 Poster
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Stills from: Crip Camp (left) Mind of Universe (right) On June 3rd, 2020, BAVC streamed a video event highlighting the history of early video collectives The People’s Video Theatre (PVT) and Survival Arts...
July 20, 2020
Still from U-matic tape digitized by BAVC Preservation. 1988 installation of Oldenburg & Van Bruggen's "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture at the Walker Art Center. A whimsically large bent spoon arches over a man-made lake, balancing a red cherry.
Considered one of the nation’s leading art institutions, Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center has been a leader in musical and dance performances, contemporary design and fine arts, and...
April 24, 2020
PAP Sunglasses
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There is no doubt that recent events have thrown a curveball at everyone’s daily activities. Our team at BAVC Preservation wishes everyone a safe and healthy 2020 and we are grateful that our work to preserve and...
April 21, 2020
Crip Camp Thumb
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Throughout New York State in the 1970s The People's Video Theater was producing documentary programs using Sony PortaPak cameras. At the time, this technology was cutting-edge, and these programs chronicled the...
January 7, 2020
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Digital Deliverables at BAVC At BAVC Preservation one of our main objectives is to digitize tape-based media formats to preservation-ready digital files. We often try to...
December 12, 2019
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Logo. The Letter M in red black and white. Thumbnail image for whitepaper "A Guide to Approaching Audiovisual Digitization for Artists and Arts and Culture Organizations"
In 2017 Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) received a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation which supported the continuation of our Preservation Access Program (PAP), which offers subsidized preservation...
July 2, 2019

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