Welcome to the first episode of Archivist’s Alley!
Please enjoy this conversation with one of my dearest companions in moving image archiving and preservation. Siobhan Hagan is a SUPERSTAR in the field and a women that I continue to be inspired by.
Her continued work on MARMIA is truly astounding and I hope that you all love listening to her talk about it as much as I enjoyed talking to her about it!
Here is MARMIA’s website: https://marmia.org/
Here is MARMIA’s channel on the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/marmia
And click here to donate some monies to this badass place!
Here is a little background on Siobhan:
Siobhan was born and raised in Maryland and holds her M.A. in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has worked in a variety of collecting organizations throughout her career, including the UCLA Library and the National Aquarium. She is currently contracting at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art and is also active in the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA): she is a co-chair of the Regional Audio-Visual Archives Committee and a co-chair of the Local TV Task Force, and was an AMIA Director of the Board from 2015-2017.
Here are a few of the clips that we talked about in the podcast:
Investigative report on blockbusting: