Gallery Chat: Technology Art Champion Todd Hosfelt Opens Innovative Digital Media Conservation Lab

Nicole Casamento, The ADAA, February 17, 2016

Yet, the gallery is as forward looking as it is rooted in history. An early, staunch champion of technology art, Hosfelt recently launched an innovative “Digital Media Conservation Lab.” The mission of the lab is to find ways to preserve the aesthetic and conceptual integrity of technological works after the technology they are made of has become obsolete. “For example, what happens when we are not able to get the florescent tubes anymore for a Dan Flavin piece?” Hosfelt explained.