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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
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
Flower illustration. For Sanaa by Robin L. Milliken. Cropped for this use. delicate flower branch drawn in pencil on pale pink paper.
These resources will be continually updated as we find new information and tools that may be valuable to our community during this time. Last updated October 21, 2020. Feel free to...
April 10, 2020
"person using Microsoft Surface." Vibrant modern minimal setting. Two hands with dark skin and gold watch type on turquoise keyboard. Photo by Christina @ on Unsplash
Are you an in-person learner? Me too. I like to focus on the instructor, get all my questions answered and see what everyone else is making. Plus? Spy on the competition , er, meet new people. Sometimes it’s hard to...
April 8, 2020
BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship Logo
BAVC is thrilled to announce 2020 MediaMaker Fellows and Alumni Grants. A full list of recipients is below. The MediaMaker Fellowship is an artist development program that...
March 3, 2020
Crip Camp Thumb
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
 Photograph by Oscar Helgstrand of a weathered anchor on a dock in Vingåker, Sweden. Water and shore are out of focus in the background.
BAVC may have started the year in a sea of uncertainty but I’m very happy to tell you that we had a 2019 to be proud of!
December 20, 2019
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
White text on a green background, which says "10 Thank Yous + 2 Asks"
10 Thank Yous 10. Thank you BAVC...
December 2, 2019