Implementing the specifications of a virtualization strategy to deal with outdated media artwork

Goals: To describe a digital preservation model for Media Art creations based on virtualization that is suitable for the digital preservation of the collections covered in the project “Vocabularies for a network of Media Art archives and collections and their effects: metaliteracy and knowledge tourism”, financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. To devise an appropriate digital preservation packaging model to facilitate this strategy.

Methodology: State of the art analysis of Media Art projects that have implemented virtualization as a digital preservation strategy. Analysis of the digital preservation needs of Media Art collections. Development and implementation of a virtualization model.

Results: Creation of a working model for the application of virtualization in digital preservation tasks of Media Art collections, which includes specifications for the digital preservation packaging format in accordance with the OAIS standard.