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Dia: Joan Jonas Knowledge Base Launch Event Introduction October 15, 2021

WikidataCon October 29-31, 2021: A sustainable future for Wikidata, Online conference. “Enriching the Joan Jonas Knowledge Base with linked open data via Wikidata” (Video)

AIC (American Institute for Conservation), Salt Lake City, May 22, 2020 Sesson Postponed to July 20, 2020 Online Session: “Electronic Media and Contemporary Art Talk: Developing the Joan Jonas Knowledge Base – An Open Access Digital Resource”

College Art Assocation, Chicago, February 13, 2020 Session: “Beyond the Algorithm: Art Historians, Librarians, and Archivists in Collaboration on Digital Humanities Initiatives” Chairs: Maggie Joe Mustard, The New Museum of Contemporary Art; Amye McCarther, New Museum. Talk: “Capturing Scholarship and Datasets in Contemporary Art: The Joan Jonas Knowledge Base”

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, November 4, 2019. “The Artist Archives Initiative”

The Frick Collection, New York City, May 2, 2019 “The Artists Archives Initiative: New Research Models for Contemporary Artists” (Video)

EMG (Electronic Media Group of the American Institute of Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works) – Chicago, IL 6/1/2017 The David Wojnarowicz Knowledge Base: A Wiki-based Solution for Conservation and Exhibition Documentation with Prof. Glenn Wharton, Department of Museum Studies, NYU

Forever and A Day: Archiving Performa – New York, NY 11/4/2017 Artist Archives Initiative and the Joan Jonas Knowledge Base